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Posidoniomyces atricolor

Posidoniomyces atricolor Vohník & Réblová, in Vohník et al., MycoKeys 55: 72 (2019).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 830267; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11456, Fig. 1

Description: see Vohnik et al. (2019).

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

Fig. 1 Posidoniomyces atricolor (BRK-21, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 6 in Vohnik et al. 2019). Conspicuous swellings on aerial mycelium. Scale bar = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Posidoniomyces comprises only one species isolated from surface-sterilized healthy-looking terminal roots of Posidonia oceanica (Posidoniaceae) in Europe (Croatia).



 Vohník M, Borovec O, Kolaƙíková Z, Sudová R, Réblová M. 2019 – Extensive sampling and high-throughput sequencing reveal Posidoniomycesatricolor gen. et sp. nov. (Aigialaceae, Pleosporales) as the dominant root mycobiont of the dominant Mediterranean seagrass Posidoniaoceanica. MycoKeys 55, 59–86.


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