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Pseudopenidiella pini

Pseudopenidiella pini (P.M. Kirk & Minter) P.M. Kirk, Index Fungorum 120: 1 (2014).

Polyscytalum pini P.M. Kirk & Minter, in Kirk, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 80(3): 462 (1983).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 550076; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11946, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2012).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2012).

Fig. 1 Conidiophores of Pseudopenidiella pini giving rise to conidial chains ( Pseudopenidiella piceae, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2012). Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudopenidiella comprises only one species known on needle litter of Picea abies (Pinaceae) in Europe (Czech Republic).



Bensch K, Braun U, Groenewald JZ, Crous PW. 2012 The genus Cladosporium. Studies in Mycology 72, 1–401.

Crous PW, Braun U, Groenewald JZ. 2007 – Mycosphaerella is polyphyletic. Studies in Mycology 58, 1–32.

Crous PW, Summerell BA, Shivas RG, Burgess TI et al. 2012 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 107–127. Persoonia 28, 138–182.


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