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Allocucurbitaria botulispora

Allocucurbitaria botulispora Valenz.-Lopez, Stchigel, Guarro & Cano, in Valenzuela-Lopez, Cano-Lira, Guarro, Sutton, Wiederhold, Crous & Stchigel, Stud. Mycol. 90: 52 (2017)

Index Fungorum number: IF 819770; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Valenzuela-Lopez et al. (2018)

Material examined:  see Valenzuela-Lopez et al. (2018)



Fig. 1. Allocucurbitaria botulispora (CBS 142452, redrawn from Valenzuela-Lopez et al. 2018) a Conidiophores. b Conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Allocucurbitaria are pathogenic and cause disease in human.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Allocucurbitaria.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Allocucurbitaria.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Allocucurbitaria has not been investigated


Diversity of the genus

Allocucurbitaria comprises only one species known from human scab on leg in USA.



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