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Neodeightoniella phragmiticola

Neodeightoniella phragmiticola Crous & W.J. Swart, in Crous et al., Persoonia 31: 211 (2013).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 805828; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11171, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2013b); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2013b); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Neodeightoniella phragmiticola (CBS H-21427, holotype, re-illustrated from Crous et al. 2013). a Leaf spot. b Conidiophores with conidia. c Conidia with mucoid caps (arrows). Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Species of Neodeightoniella are pathogenic causing leaf spots on the host. Neodeightoniella comprises only one species causing a leaf spot of Phragmites australis (Poaceae) in South Africa (Free State).



Crous PW, Shivas RG, Quaedvlieg W, vander Ban KM et al. 2013b – Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213. Persoonia 31, 188–296.

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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