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Stromatoseptoria castaneicola

Stromatoseptoria castaneicola (Desm.) Quaedvl., Verkley & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 75: 353 (2013).

 Septoria castaneicola Desm. [as 'castanicola'], Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 8: 26 (1847).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 804424; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11221, Fig. 1

 Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2013); Videira et al. (2017).

            Fig. 1 Stromatoseptoria castaneicola (CBS 102320, re-drawn from Quaedvlieg et al. 2013). a Conidiogenous cells. b Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Stromatoseptoria comprises one species known on leaves of Castanea in Europe (France). The genus seems to have wide distribution within Europe (Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands and Slovakia).


Quarantine significance

Stromatoseptoria cause leaf spots disease on Castanea vesca (Fagaceae) and is of quarantine significance.




Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW et al. 2013 – Sizing up Septoria. Studies in Mycology 75, 307–390.

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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