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Penidiellopsis radicularis

Penidiellopsis radicularis Sand. -Den., Gené, Deanna A. Sutton & Guarro, in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 439 (2016).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 500837; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11395, Fig. 1

 Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2016).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014); Crous et al. (2016).


Fig. 1 Penidiellopsis radicularis (CBS H-22389, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016) a–d Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells bearing conidia in branched chains. Scale bars: a–d = 5 μm.

Importance and distribution

Penidiellopsis comprises two species. Penidiellopsis radicularis has been isolated from nail of a human in the United States (South Carolina). Penidiellopsis ramosus has been found on integument of Atta capiguara in South America (Brazil).



Crous P, Braun U, Bensch K, Groenewald JZ. 2007 – The genus Cladosporium and similar dematiaceous hyphomycetes. Studies in Mycology 58, 253.

Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Richardson DM, Le Roux JJ et al. 2016 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 400–468. Persoonia 36, 316–458.

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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