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.
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.