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Pseudophaeophleospora stonei

Pseudophaeophleospora stonei (Crous) C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 311 (2017).

Index Fungorum number: IF 501266; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11211, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017); Crous et al. (2019).

Material examined: Videira et al. (2017); Crous et al. (2019).


            Fig. 1 Pseudophaeophleospora stonei (CBS 120830; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2019). a Leaf spots (arrow denotes conidial cirrus). b Conidiogenous cells and conidia. c Conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudophaeophleospora comprises three species associated with leaf spot on three host plants within families Asphodelaceae, Eucalypteae and Plantaginaceae. Pseudophaeophleospora has been reported from Asia (Japan), Australia (Queensland) and New Zealand.



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Cheewangkoon R, Carnegie AJ et al. 2019 – Foliar pathogens of eucalypts. Studies in Mycology 94, 125–298.

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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