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Miuraea degenerans

Miuraea degenerans (Syd. & P. Syd.) Hara, Byogaichu-Hoten (Manual of Pests and Diseases): 260 (1948).

            ≡ Clasterosporium degenerans Syd. & P. Syd., Annls mycol. 12(2): 164 (1914).

Index Fungorum number: IF 334363; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11165, Fig. 1

Description: see Braun (1995); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Braun (1995); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Miuraea degenerans (MUCC 1514, re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a Conidia and short conidiophore. b Conidia. c Microcyclic conidia. Scale bar: a–c = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Although there are three Miuraea epithets in Index Fungorum (2022), two species, M. asiminae and M. persicae were transferred to Mycosphaerella and Pseudocercospora. Miuraea comprises only one species known on living leaves of Prunus mume (Rosaceae) in Asia (Japan).




Braun U. 1995 – Miscellaneous notes on phytopathogenic hyphomycetes (II). Mycotaxon 55, 223–241.

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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