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Asteromidium imperspicuum

Asteromidium imperspicuum Speg., Anal. Soc. cient. argent. 26(1): 66 (1888).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 197930; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09766 , Fig. 1

Description: see Spegazzini (1888), Quaedvlieg et al. (2013) and Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Spegazzini (1888), Quaedvlieg et al. (2013) and Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Asteromidium imperspicuum (redrawn from Sutton 1980). a Conidiogenous cells. b Conidia. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Asteromidium comprises three species causing leaf spots on two host plants in Bignoniaceae and Poaceae. Asteromidium is reported from Asia (Hong Kong) and South America (Brazil).



Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW et al. 2013 – Sizing up Septoria. Studies in Mycology 75, 307–390.

Videira SIR, Groenewald JZ, Nakashima C, Braun U, Barreto RW, de Wit PJGM, Crous PW. 2017 – Mycosphaerellaceae - Chaos or clarity? Studies in Mycology 87, 257–421.


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