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Mucomycosphaerella eurypotami

Mucomycosphaerella eurypotami (Kohlm., Volkm.-Kohlm. & O.E. Erikss.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 22 (2014).

Mycosphaerella eurypotami Kohlm., Volkm.-Kohlm. & O.E. Erikss., Bot. Mar. 42(6): 505 (1999).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 807792; Facesoffungi number: FoF 09727, Fig. 1

 Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

 Material examined:  see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).


Fig. 1 Mucomycosphaerella eurypotami (Kohlmeyer 5586, holotype; redrawn from Kohlmeyer et al. 1999). a Immature asci and ascospores. b Mature asci. c, d Mature ascospores. Scale bars: a−c = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Mucomycosphaerella comprises only one species known on senescent leaves of Juncus roemerianus (Juncaceae) in the United States (North Carolina).



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