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Neoantennariella phylicae

Neoantennariella phylicae Abdollahz. & Crous, in Abdollahzadeh, Groenewald, Coetzee, Wingfield & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 95: 406 (2020).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 833167; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11065, Fig. 1

Description: see Abdollahzadeh et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Abdollahzadeh et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Neoantennariella phylicae (CBS H-24298, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 17 in Abdollahzadeh et al. 2020). a Septate hyphae and immature conidioma on SNA. b Conidia. Scale bars: a = 20 μm, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Neoantennariella comprises only one sooty mold species known on Phylica arborea (Rhamnaceae) in Europe (United Kingdom). It forms blackened hyphae on the living hosts thus, reducing photosynthesis (Abdollahzadeh et al. 2020).



Abdollahzadeh J, Groenewald JZ, Coetzee M, Wingfield MJ, Crous P. 2020 – Evolution of lifestyles in Capnodiales. Studies in Mycology 95, 381–414.


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