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Moringomyces phantasmae

Moringomyces phantasmae Crous, in Crous et. al., Persoonia 45: 323 (2020).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 837856; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11105, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Moringomyces phantasmae (CBS H-24449, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2020). a, b Hyphae encased in mucilage. c Microsclerotium. Scale bars: a–c = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Moringomyces comprises only one species known on flowers of Moringa ovalifolia (Moringaceae) in Africa (Namibia). Moringomyces may comprise many more species that warrant discovery.




Crous PW, Cowan DA, Maggs-Kölling G, Yilmaz N et al. 2020 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 1112–1181. Persoonia 45, 251–409.


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