Neocochlearomyces chromolaenae Pinruan, Sommai, Suetrong, J.Z. Groenew. & Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 41: 381 (2018)
Index Fungorum number: IF 828926; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2018)
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2018)
Fig. 1. Neocochlearomyces chromolaenae (BBH 41327; redrawn from Crous et al. 2018) a. fungus growing on host substrate. b. Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 20 μm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Neocochlearomyces are saprobic. As saprobes, they play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Neocochlearomyces.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Neocochlearomyces. Further studies are needed.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Neocochlearomyces has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Neocochlearomyces comprises only one species known on leaves of Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae). Neocochlearomyces is a poorly studied genus and more species can be discovered in future studies.