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Eriomycopsis bomplandi

Eriomycopsis bomplandi Speg., Anal. Mus. nac. B. Aires, Ser. 3 13: 429 (1910) [1911].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 502349; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12208, Fig. 1

Description: see Braun and Mel'nik (1998).

Material examined: see Braun and Mel'nik (1998).

Fig. 1 Eriomycopsis lasiosphaeriicola (LE 201600, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Braun and Mel'nik 1998). a Conidia. b Conidiophores. c Hypha with conidiophore ascending a seta. d Hyphae. Scale bar = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

There are 27 Eriomycopsis species in Index Fungorum (2022), but fourteen species have been transferred to Atractilina, Chionomyces, Neoeriomycopsis, Paratrichoconis, Rhytidenglerula, Sympodiophora, Trichoconis and Trichothecium. Eriomycopsis comprises 13 species known on a wide range of hosts such as Canthium ventosum (Rubiaceae), Cryptocarya transvaalensis (Lauraceae), Curtisia faginea (Curtisiaceae), Eugenia zuluensis (Myrtaceae), Gonioma kamassi (Apocynaceae), Ilex capensis (Aquifoliaceae), Lachnopylis floribunda (Stilbaceae), Olea laurifolia (Oleaceae), Scolopia mundtii (Salicaceae) and Trichocladus crinitus (Hamamelidaceae). Eriomycopsis is reported from Africa (Ghana Sudan, Uganda), Asia (China, Malaysia, Russia, Taiwan), North America (Caribbean (Dominican Republic), the United States (Wisconsin)) and South America (Brazil, Venezuela).




Braun U, Mel'nik V. 1998 Eriomycopsis lasiosphaeriicola sp. nov. A new hyperparasitic hyphomycete from the Far East of Russia. Mikologiya I Fitopatologiya 32, 3–6.

Sivanesan A. 1984 Acantharia, Gibbera and their anamorphs. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 82, 507529.

Sydow H. 1929 Fungi in Itinere costaricensi collecti. Annals mycologie 25(1/2), 137.


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