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Virgasporium maculatum

Virgasporium maculatum Cooke, Grevillea 3(no. 28): 182 (1875).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 203532; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11319   Fig. 1

Description: see Cooke (1875); Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Cooke (1875); Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Virgasporium maculatum (holotype, re-drawn from Fig 4 in Cooke 1875). a Conidiophores. b Conidia. Scalebar = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Virgasporium comprises only one species causing leaf spot on Asclepias incarnata (Apocynaceae) in North America (New York).



Braun U, Nakashima C, Crous PW. 2013 – Cercosporoid fungi (Mycosphaerellaceae) 1. Species on other fungi, Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. IMA Fungus 4, 265–345.                                            

Cooke MC. 1875 British fungi [cont.] Grevillea 3, 177–186.                                  

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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