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Virosphaerella pseudomarksii

Virosphaerella pseudomarksii (Cheew., K.D. Hyde & Crous) Videira & Crous, in Videira et al., Stud. Mycol. 87: 378 (2017).

Mycosphaerella pseudomarksii Cheew., K.D. Hyde & Crous, Persoonia 21: 83 (2008).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 822806; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11225, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Virosphaerella pseudomarksii (re-drawn from Mycosphaerella pseudomarksii Fig 7 in Cheewangkoon et al. 2008). a Section through ascoma. b Asci. c Germinating ascospores. d Ascospores. Scale bar = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Species of Virosphaerella are pathogenic, producing leaf spots on hosts. Virosphaerella comprises two species known on Eucalyptus sp. (Myrtaceae) in Asia (Thailand). 




Cheewangkoon R, Crous P, Hyde KD, Groenewald JZ, To-Anan C. 2008 Species of Mycosphaerella and related anamorphs on Eucalyptus leaves from Thailand. Persoonia 21, 77−91.

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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