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Neophaeotheca salicorniae

Neophaeotheca salicorniae (Crous & Roets) Abdollahz. & Crous, in Abdollahzadeh et al., Stud. Mycol. 95: 392 (2020).

Phaeotheca salicorniae Crous & Roets, in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 365 (2016).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 833146; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11421, Fig. 1

Description: see Abdollahzadeh et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Abdollahzadeh et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Neophaeotheca salicorniae (CBS H-22612, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016). a Hyphae with endoconidia. b Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Neophaeotheca comprises two species known on leaves and twigs of Salicornia meyeriana (Amaranthaceae) in Africa (Western Cape Province) and isolated from humidifier of air-conditioning system in Europe (Belgium).



Abdollahzadeh J, Groenewald JZ, Coetzee M, Wingfield MJ, Crous P. 2020 Evolution of lifestyles in Capnodiales. Studies in Mycology 95, 381–414. 

Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Richardson DM, Le Roux JJ et al. 2016 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 400–468. Persoonia 36, 316–458.


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