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Hidakaea tumidula

Hidakaea tumidula I. Hino & Katum., Bull. Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University 6: 38 (1955).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 298451; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12237, Fig. 1

Description: see Wu et al. (2010).

Material examined: see Wu et al. (2010).

Fig. 1 Hidakaea tumidula (line drawing from holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 5 in Wu et al. 2010). a Ascoma. b Asci, ascospores and paraphyses.

Importance and distribution

Hidakaea comprises only one species known on dead stems of Pleioblastus vaginatus (Poaceae) in Asia (Japan). An attempt to re-collect species of Hidakaea is needed.



Hino I, Katumoto K. 1955 Illustrationes fungorum bambusicolorum. III. Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture Yamaguchi University 6, 29−68.

Kirk PM, Stalpers JA, Braun U, Crous PW et al. 2013 – A without-prejudice list of generic names of fungi for protection under the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. IMA fungus 4, 381–443.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Dai DQ, Sánchez-García M et al. 2020 – Outline of Fungi and fungus-like taxa – 2021. Mycosphere 13, 53–453.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Rajeshkumar KC, Hawksworth DL et al. 2017– Notes for genera: Ascomycota. Fungal Diversity 86, 1–594.

Wu H, Li Y, Chen H, Hyde KD. 2010 Studies on Microthyriaceae: Some excluded genera. Mycotaxon 113, 147–156.


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