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Collapsimycopappus styracis

Collapsimycopappus styracis A. Hashim., Y. Harada & Kaz. Tanaka, in Hashimoto, Sasaki, Harada & Tanaka, For. Path. 48: e12452, 5 (2018).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 824337; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11142, Fig. 1

Description: see Hashimoto et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Hashimoto et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Collapsimycopappus styracis (re-drawn from Fig. 2 in Hashimoto et al. 2018). a Leaf with brown zonate leaf spot and necrosis. b Propagule. c Hyphal appendages of propagule. d Part spores. Scale bars: a = 1 cm, b = 20 μm, c, d = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Collapsimycopappus comprises only one species causing necrosis on living leaves of Styrax obassia (Styracaceae) in Asia (Japan).




Hashimoto A, Hirayama K, Takahashi H, Matsumura M et al. 2018 – Resolving the Lophiostoma bipolare complex: Generic delimitations within Lophiostomataceae. Studies in Mycology 90, 161–189.

Simon UK, Groenewald JZ, Crous PW. 2009 – Cymadothea trifolii, an obligate biotrophic leaf parasite of Trifolium, belongs to Mycosphaerellaceae as shown by nuclear ribosomal DNA analyses. Persoonia 22, 49–55.


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