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Tetracrium aurantii

Tetracrium aurantii Henn., Hedwigia 41: 116 (1902).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 243664; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12499, Fig. 1

Description: see Hennings (1902).

Material examined: see Hennings (1902).


Fig. 1 Conidia of Tetracrium aurantii (holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 5C in Hennings 1902). Scale bar = × 500.

Importance and distribution

Tetracrium comprises five species known on dead stem of Opuntia (Cactaceae), rotten leaves of Musa paradisiaca (Musaceae), Piper capense (Piperaceae) and Citrus (Rutaceae). Tetracrium is reported from Africa (Uganda), Australia (Queensland), Europe (France) and South America (Galápagos).



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Petch T. 1921 Studies in entomogenous fungi. 1. The nectriae parasitic on scale insects. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 7, 89–167.

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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