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Mucomycosphaerella eurypotami

Mucomycosphaerella eurypotami (Kohlm., Volkm.-Kohlm. & O.E. Erikss.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg, Binder, Groenewald, Summerell, Carnegie, Burgess & Crous, 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 xxx, 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 ascopores. b Mature asci. c Mature ascospores. Scale bars: a−c = 10 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Mucomycosphaerella are foliicolous. They help in replenishing the environment with nutrients. They may interact directly with other organisms in beneficial ways.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Mucomycosphaerella.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Mucomycosphaerella.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Mucomycosphaerella has not been investigated


Diversity of the genus

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



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