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Plurispermiopsis cerradensis

Plurispermiopsis cerradensis Pereira-Carv., Inácio & Dianese, in Pereira-Carvalho, Inácio & Dianese, Mycologia 102(5): 1163 (2010)

Index Fungorum number: IF 515216; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Pereira-Carv et al. (2010)

Material examined: see Pereira-Carv et al. (2010)



Fig. 1. Plurispermiopsis cerradensis (UB Mycol. Coll. 1940; redrawn Pereira-Carv et al. 2010) a. Ascospore mass. Scale bar: a = 10 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Plurispermiopsis are saprobic and are involved in decomposing organic matter in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Plurispermiopsis.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been reported from Plurispermiopsis. Further studies are needed.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Plurispermiopsis has not been investigated


Diversity of the genus

Plurispermiopsis comprises only one species known on leaves of Blepharocalyx salicifolius (Myrtaceae). Plurispermiopsis has been reported from Brazil. Plurispermiopsis is a poorly studied genus and more taxa are required to establish the correct taxonomic placement of Plurispermiopsis.




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