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Mycerema vochysiacearum

Mycerema vochysiacearum Bat., J.L. Bezerra & Cavalc., in Batista, Bezerra, Cavalcante, Maia & Silva, Publicações. Instituto de Micologia da Universidade do Recife & Instituto Nacional de Pesquis 392: 7 (1963)

= Vizella vochysiacearum (Bat., J.L. Bezerra & Cavalc.) Jian K. Liu, Phook. & K.D. Hyde, in Hyde et al., Fungal Diversity 63: 275 (2013)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 334657; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

 Description: see Batista et al. (1963); Hyde et al. (2013); Phookamsak et al. (2016)

Material examined:  see Batista et al. (1963); Hyde et al. (2013); Phookamsak et al. (2016)



Fig. 1. Mycerema vochysiacearum (redrawn from Batista et al. 1963, iconotype). a Ascus. b Ascospores. c Mycelium. Scale bar = 10 µm


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Mycerema are epiphytic. They seem to cause marketability problems, due to the black hyphae coating the surface of plants (Hongsanan et al. 2016). They can also cause chlorosis under the hyphae (Chomnunti et al. 2014).


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Mycerema.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol use has been reported from Mycerema.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Mycerema is unknown


Diversity of the genus

Mycerema comprises only one species known on leaves of Vochysiaceae in Brazil.



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