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Caatingomyces brasiliensis

Caatingomyces brasiliensis T.G.L. Oliveira, Souza-Motta, O.M.C. Magalh. & J.D.P. Bezerra., in Hyde et al., Fungal Diversity 96: 10 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 827889; Facesoffungi number: FoF 05817, Fig. 1

Description: see Hyde et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Hyde et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Caatingomyces brasiliensis (URM 91831, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 2 in Hyde et al. 2019). a Appearance of pycnidia on MEA. b, c Detail of pycnidial wall. d Conidiogenous cells and conidia. e Conidia. Scale bars: a = 50 µm, c–e = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Caatingomyces comprises only one species endophytic in branches of Poincianella pyramidalis (Fabaceae) in South America (Brazil).



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