Neoanungitea eucalypti Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 39: 359 (2017)
Index Fungorum number: IF 823372; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2017)
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2017)
Fig. 1. Neoanungitea eucalypti (CBS H-23266, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2017) a–d Conidiophores and conidia. Scale bar: a–d = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Neoanungitea are saprobic or pathogenic on leaves. As saprobes, they play a role in nutrient recycling. As pathogen, they can infect or cause death of the host.
Industrial relevance and applications
There is currently no industrial application of Neoanungitea.
No biocontrol agent from Neoanungitea has been identified so far. Further studies are needed.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Neoanungitea is unknown.
Diversity of the genus
Neoanungitea comprises two species known on Eucalyptus species (Myrtaceae). Neoanungitea
has been reported mainly from Victoria and New South Wales. More species of Neoanungitea
can be discovered in future studies.