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Hippopotamyces phragmitis

Hippopotamyces phragmitis Crous, in Crous et al., Persoonia 43: 281 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 832880; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11155, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Hippopotamyces phragmitis (CBS H-24165, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2019). a Conidiogenous cells. b Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Hippopotamyces comprises only one species on leaf spots of Phragmites australis (Poaceae) in South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal).




Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Lombard L, Roets F et al. 2019 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 951–1041. Persoonia 43, 223–425.


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