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Neoasbolisia phylicae

Neoasbolisia phylicae Abdollahz. & Crous, in Abdollahzadeh et al., Stud. Mycol. 95: 407 (2020).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 833169; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11067, Fig. 1

Description: see Abdollahzadeh et al. (2020).

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


Fig. 1 Neoasbolisia phylicae (CBS H-24299, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 18 in Abdollahzadeh et al. 2020). a Conidiomata. b Conidia. Scale bars: a = 20 μm, b = 10 μm.


Importance and distribution

Neoasbolisia comprises only one species known on Phylica arborea (Rhamnaceae) in Europe (United Kingdom). It is a sooty mould that forms black mats on living leaves 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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