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Paramycoleptodiscus albiziae

Paramycoleptodiscus albiziae Crous & M.J. Wingf. [as 'albizziae'], in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 371 (2016)

Index Fungorum number: IF 827609; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2016).

Material examined:  see Crous et al. (2016).



Fig. 1. Paramycoleptodiscus albiziae (CBS H-22615; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016) a Conidia. Scale bars: a = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Paramycoleptodiscus are saprobic and may play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

No industrial application has been reported from Paramycoleptodiscus.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been reported from Paramycoleptodiscus.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

No chemical has been yet reported from Paramycoleptodiscus. This needs further investigation.


Diversity of the genus

Paramycoleptodiscus comprises only one species known on leaves of Albizia falcataria (Fabaceae) in Sabah, Malaysia.



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