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Pruniphilomyces circumscissus

Pruniphilomyces circumscissus (Sacc.) Crous & Bulgakov, in Crous et al., Fungal Systematics and Evolution 6: 215 (2020).

 Cercospora circumscissa Sacc., Nuovo G. bot. ital. 8(2): 189 (1876).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 835102; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11206, Fig 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2020).


Fig. 1 Pruniphilomyces circumscissus (CPC 36434, re-drawn from Fig. 49 in Crous et al. 2020). a Leaf spots on Prunus cerasus. b–d Conidiophores and conidia in culture. e Conidiophores from stroma. f Conidia from substrate. Scale bars = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pruniphilomyces comprises only one species forming leaf spots on Prunus cerasus (Rosaceae) in Asia (Russia).



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Schumacher RK, Akulov A et al. 2020 – New and Interesting Fungi. 3. Fungal systematics and evolution 6, 157–231.


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