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Incertomyces perditus

Incertomyces perditus Egidi & Zucconi, in Crous et al., Fungal Systematics and Evolution 3: 127 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 829401; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11383, Fig. 1

Description: see Egidi et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Egidi et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Incertomyces perditus (CBS 136105 = CCFEE 5385, holotype; re-drawn from Fig. 14 in Egidi et al. 2014). a Germination of conidia. b Hyaline hyphae. Scale bar: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Incertomyces comprises only one species known on rock in Europe (Italy) and is involved in causing visible alteration patterns and exfoliation of stone monuments (Onofri et al. 2011).



Egidi E, Hoog S, Isola D, Onofri S et al. 2014 – Phylogeny and taxonomy of meristematic rock-inhabiting black fungi in the Dothideomycetes based on multi-locus phylogenies. Fungal Diversity 65, 127–165.

Onofri S, Anastasi A, Del Frate G, Di Piazza S et al. 2011 – Biodiversity of rock, beach and water fungi. Plant Biosystems 145,1–10.


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