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Araucasphaeria foliorum

Araucasphaeria foliorum Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 40: 335 (2018).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 825398; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11361, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Araucasphaeria foliorum (CBS H-23591, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2018). a Symptomatic leaf. b–d Asci. e An ascospore with a sheath. f Ascospores without sheath. g A germinating ascospore. Scale bars: b–g = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Araucasphaeria comprises only one species known on symptomatic leaves of Araucaria araucana (Araucariaceae) in South America (Chile).



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Burgess TI, Hardy GESJ et al. 2018 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 716–784. Persoonia 40, 240–393. https://10.3767/persoonia.2018.40.10

Quaedvlieg W, Binder M, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2014 – Introducing the consolidated species concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 33, 1– 40.                    


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