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Nothophaeocryptopus gaeumannii

Nothophaeocryptopus gaeumannii (T. Rohde) Videira, C. Nakash., U. Braun & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 309 (2017).

 Adelopus gaeumannii T. Rohde [as 'gaeumanni'], Silva 24: 51 (1936).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 822768; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11183, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Nothophaeocryptopus gaeumannii (= P. gaeumannii, re-drawn from Fig. 1 and 6g, h in Stone et al. 2008). a Pseudothecia. b Ascus. c Ascospores. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Nothophaeocryptopus comprises only one species causing Swiss needle cast disease on Pseudotsuga douglasii (Pinaceae) in Europe (Switzerland, Germany).



Stone J, Capitano B, Kerrigan J. 2008 The histopathology of Phaeocryptopus gaeumannii on Douglas-fir needles. Mycologia 100, 431–444.

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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