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Phaeopeltosphaeria caudata

Phaeopeltosphaeria caudata Berl. & Peglion, Nuovo G. bot. ital. 24(3): 139 (1892).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 181348; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12378, Fig. 1

Description: see Berlese and Peglion (1892); Domínguez (2018).

Material examined: see Berlese and Peglion (1892); Domínguez (2018).

Fig. 1 Phaeopeltosphaeria caudata (holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 2 in Berlese and Peglion 1892). a Section through ascoma. b Ascus with ascospores. c Ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Phaeopeltosphaeria comprises five species known on Bursera graveolens (Burseraceae), Chaetochloa vulpiseta (Poaceae), Diospyros peregrina (Ebenaceae), Ferula badra-kema (Apiaceae), Peganum harmala (Nitrariaceae) and Salsola stellulata (Amaranthaceae). Two species have been transferred to Pleospora and Pyrenographa. Phaeopeltosphaeria has been reported from Asia (China, India, Russia), Central America (Panama) and South America (Galapagos Islands).



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Domínguez 2018 Centro De Estudios Micológicos Asturianos (CEMAS). Available at:

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Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Al-Ani LKT, Tedersoo L et al. 2020 – Outline of Fungi and fungi-like taxa. Mycosphere 11, 1060–1456.

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


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