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Capnobotryella renispora

Capnobotryella renispora Sugiy., in Sugiyama & Amano, Pleomorphic Fungi: The Diversity and its Taxonomic Implications (Tokyo): 148 (1987).

Index Fungorum number: IF 131937; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11369, Fig. 1

           Description: Titze and Hoog (1990); Vu et al. (2019).

           Material examined: see Titze and Hoog (1990); Vu et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Branching pattern of Capnobotryella renispora (re-drawn from Titze and de Hoog 1990). Scale bar = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Capnobotryella species are fungal indicator OTUs in BDGM soil (Longa et al. 2017). Capnobotryella comprises six morphological species known on stone and one plant family, Pinaceae. Capnobotryella is reported from Antarctica, Asia (Japan), Europe (Austria) and North America (Canada).



Longa CMO, Nicola L, Antonielli L, Mescalchin E, Zanzotti R, Turco E, Pertot I. 2017 Soil microbiota respond to green manure in organic vineyards. Journal of applied microbiology 123, 1547–1560.

Sugiyama J, Amano N. 1987 – Two Metacapnodiaceous sooty molds from Japan: Their identity and behavior in pure culture. In: Sugiyama, J. (Ed) Pleomorphic Fungi: The Diversity and its Taxonomic Implications (pp. 141–156). Kodansha, Tokyo/Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Titze A, de Hoog GS. 1990 Capnobotryella renispora on roof tile. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 58, 265–269.

Vu D, Groenewald M, de Vries M, Gehrmann T et al. 2019 – Large-scale generation and analysis of filamentous fungal DNA barcodes boosts coverage for kingdom fungi and reveals thresholds for fungal species and higher taxon delimitation. Studies in Mycology 92, 135–154.


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