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Neophaeothecoidea proteae

Neophaeothecoidea proteae (Crous) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 27 (2014).

            ≡ Phaeothecoidea proteae Crous, Persoonia 20: 71 (2008).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 807812; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12632, Fig. 1

Description: see Taylor and Crous (2000); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Taylor and Crous (2000); Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Neophaeothecoidea proteae (CBS 114129, holotype; redrawn from Quaedvlieg et al. 2014). a Appearance of the colony on OA. b hyphae with endoconidia visible. c Conidia. Scale bar: b, c = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Neophaeothecoidea comprises only one saprobic species known from leaves of Protea repens (Proteaceae) in Africa (Western Cape Province).




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.

Taylor J, Crous P. 2000 – Fungi occurring on Proteaceae: New anamorphs for Teratosphaeria, Mycosphaerella and Lembosia, and other fungi associated with leaf spots and cankers of proteaceous hosts. Mycological Research 104, 618–636.




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