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Chuppomyces handelii

Chuppomyces handelii (Bubák) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 370 (2017).

Cercospora handelii Bubák, in Handel-Mazzetti, Annln K. K. naturh. Hofmus. Wien 23: 106 (1909).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 822741; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).


Fig. 1 Chuppomyces handelii (CBS 113302; re-drawn from Crous and Braun 2003). a Disease symptoms on the host leaves. b, c Conidiophores and conidia. d, e Asci, ascospores, germinated ascospore (from Crous and Braun 2003). Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Chuppomyces comprises only one species known on Rhododendron ponticum (Ericaceae) in Asia (Turkey).



Crous PW, Braun U. 2003 – Mycosphaerella and its anamorphs: 1. Names published in Cercospora and Passalora. CBS Biodiversity Series No. 1. Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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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