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Eupenidiella venezuelensis

Eupenidiella venezuelensis (Crous & U. Braun) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 25 (2014).

            ≡ Penidiella venezuelensis Crous & U. Braun, in Crous et al., Stud. Mycol. 58: 24 (2007).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 807798; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08511, Fig. 1

Description: See Crous et al. (2007); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Material examined:  See Crous et al. (2007); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).



            Fig. 1 Eupenidiella venezuelensis (CBS H-19934, redrawn from Crous et al. 2007). a Hypha. b Micronematous conidiophores. c Macronematous conidiophores. d–e Ramoconidia. f Secondary conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Eupenidiella is a hyphomycetous genus and is associated with opportunistic human infections, being isolated from man with tinea nigra in South America (Venezuela) (Crous et al. 2007).



Crous PW, Braun U, Groenewald JZ. 2007 – Mycosphaerella is polyphyletic. Studies in Mycology 58, 1–32.

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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