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Trochophora simplex

Trochophora simplex (Petch) R.T. Moore, Mycologia 47(1): 90 (1955).

Helicostilbe simplex Petch, Ann. R. bot. Gdns Peradeniya 7(4): 321 (1922).

Index Fungorum number: IF 307153; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11223, Fig. 1

Description: see Zhao et al. (2007); Crous et al. (2013a); Videira et al. (2017).     

Material examined: see Zhao et al. (2007); Crous et al. (2013a); Videira et al. (2017). 

Fig. 1 Trochophora simplex (CBS 124744, re-drawn from Fig. 19 in Crous et al. 2013). a Leaf spots on upper and lower leaf surface. b, c Conidiophores and conidiogenous cells. d Conidia. Scale bars: b−d = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Trochophora comprises only one species known on five Daphniphyllum species (Daphniphyllaceae). Trochophora has been reported from Asia (Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka and Taiwan).



Crous PW, Braun U, Hunter GC, Wingfield MJ et al. 2013 – Phylogenetic lineages in Pseudocercospora. Studies in Mycology 75, 37–114.

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.

Zhao G, Liu X, Wu W. 2007 – Helicosporous hyphomycetes from China. Fungal Diversity 26, 313–524.


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