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Walkaminomyces medusae

Walkaminomyces medusae (Carnegie & G.S. Pegg) Crous & Carnegie, in Crous et al., Stud. Mycol. 94: 284 (2019).

Mycosphaerella medusae Carnegie & G.S. Pegg, in Carnegie et al., Australas. Pl. Path. 40(4): 376 (2011).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 832057; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11227, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Ascospores of Walkaminomyces medusae (Mycosphaerella medusae, BRIP 52586, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 4 in Carnegie et al. 2011). Scale bar:  = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Walkaminomyces comprises only one species known on E. alba (Myrtaceae) in Australia.



Carnegie AJ, Pegg GS, White D, Burgess TI. 2011 Species within Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae from eucalypts in eastern Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 40, 366–384.

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


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