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Paracercosporidium microsorum

Paracercosporidium microsorum (Sacc.) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 319 (2017).

 Cercospora microsora Sacc., Michelia 2(no. 6): 128 (1880).

Index Fungorum number: IF 822819; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11188, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

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


Fig. 1 Paracercosporidium microsorum (CPC 15550, re-drawn from Videira et al. 2017). a Leaf spot symptom on the host. b Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. c Conidia. d, e Conidiophore, conidiogenous cells and conidia from culture. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Paracercosporidium comprises two species known on Malvaceae. Paracercosporidium has been reported mainly from Europe (Italy) and the United States.



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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