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Xenomycosphaerella elongata

Xenomycosphaerella elongata (Crous & M.J. Wingf.) Quaedvl. & Crous, in Quaedvlieg et al., Persoonia 33: 24 (2014).

Mycosphaerella elongata Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Fungal Diversity 26(1): 163 (2007).

 Index Fungorum number: IF 807788; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11228, Fig. 1

 Description: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Quaedvlieg et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Xenomycosphaerella elongata (CBS H-19824, redrawn from Crous et al. 2007). a Ascomata on host. b, c Asci and ascospores. d Ascospores. e Germinating ascospore. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Xenomycosphaerella comprises only two species known on two host plants and plant families namely Athyriaceae and Myrtaceae. Xenomycosphaerella is reported from South America (Brazil and Venezuela).



Crous PW, Summerell BA, Carnegie AJ, Mohammed C et al. 2007 – Foliicolous Mycosphaerella spp. and their anamorphs on Corymbia and Eucalyptus. Fungal Diversity 26, 143–185.

Quaedvlieg W, Binder M, Groenewald JZ, Summerell BA et al. 2014 – Introducing the consolidated species concept to resolve species in the Teratosphaeriaceae. Persoonia 33, 1– 40.



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