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Briansuttonomyces eucalypti

Briansuttonomyces eucalypti Crous, in Crous & Groenewald, Fungal Biology 120(11): 1412 (2016)

Index Fungorum number: IF 816147; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig.1

Description: see Crous and Groenewald (2015)

Material examined:  see Crous and Groenewald (2015)



Fig. 1. Briansuttonomyces eucalypti (CBS 114887; redrawn from Crous and Groenewald 2015) a Conidiogenous cells. b Conidia. Scale bars: a = 10 µm, b = 5 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Briansuttonomyces are saprobic and play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Briansuttonomyces.


Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been reported from Briansuttonomyces.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Briansuttonomyces has not been investigated


Diversity of the genus

Briansuttonomyces comprises only one species known on leaf litter of Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) in Western Cape Province.



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