Capnodiales » Teratosphaeriaceae » Lapidomyces

Lapidomyces hispanicus

Lapidomyces hispanicus de Hoog & Stielow, in Crous et al., Fungal Systematics and Evolution 3: 128 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 829406; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11384, Fig. 1

Description: see Egidi et al. (2014); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Egidi et al. (2014); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Lapidomyces hispanicus (CBS 118764 = TRN126, re-drawn from Egidi et al. 2014). a, b Hyphae with short branches. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Lapidomyces comprises only one species isolated from rock in Europe (Spain) and can cause visible alteration patterns and exfoliation of stone monuments (Egidi et al. 2014).



Crous PW, Schumacher RK, Akulov A, Thangavel R et al. 2019 – New and Interesting Fungi. 2. Fungal systematics and evolution 3, 57–134.

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.

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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