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Micronematomyces caribensis

Micronematomyces caribensis (Crous & Den Breeÿen) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 337 (2017).

 Passalora caribensis Crous & Den Breeÿen, in Den Breeÿen, Groenewald, Verkley & Crous, Fungal Diversity 23: 98 (2006).

Index Fungorum number: IF 822763; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11164, Fig. 1

Description: See Den Breeyen et al. (2006); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: See Den Breeyen et al. (2006); Videira et al. (2017).


Fig. 1 Conidia and conidiogenous cells of Micronematomyces caribensis (CBS 113380, redrawn from Fig. 4 in Den Breeÿen et al. 2006). Scale bar = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Micronematomyces comprises two species causing leaf spots on Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae). Micronematomyces has been reported mainly from North America (Caribbean (Jamaica) and Mexico).



Den Breeÿen A, Groenewald JZ, Verkley GJM, Crous PW. 2006 – Morphological and molecular characterisation of Mycosphaerellaceae associated with the invasive weed, Chromolaena odorata. Fungal Diversity 23, 89–110.

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. yco.2017.09.003


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