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Pachyramichloridium pini

Pachyramichloridium pini (de Hoog & Rahman) C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira, et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 371 (2017).

           ≡ Ramichloridium pini de Hoog & Rahman, in de Hoog, Rahman & Boekhout, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 81(3): 485 (1983).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 822769; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11184, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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

Fig. 168 Pachyramichloridium pini (CBS 461.82 redrawn from Fig. 1 in de Hoog et al. 2011). Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Pachyramichloridium comprises only one species causing needle disease on Pinus contorta in Europe (United Kingdom) (Rahman et al. 1982).




De Hoog GS, Rahman MA, Boekhout T. 1983 Ramichloridium, Veronaea and Stenella: Generic delimitation, new combinations and two new species. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 81, 485490.

Rahman MA. 1982 – Dieback of Pinus contorta caused by Ramichloridium pini in Scotland. PhD Thesis. Available online at:

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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