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Alloconiothyrium aptrootii

Alloconiothyrium aptrootii Verkley, Göker & Stielow, in Verkley et al., Persoonia 32: 33 (2014).

Index Fungorum number: IF 800757; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00029, Fig. 1

Description: see Verkley et al. (2014).

Material considered: see Verkley et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Alloconiothyrium aptrootii (CBS 980.95, ex-type culture; redrawn from Verkley et al. 2014). a Colony appearance. b, c Conidiogenous cells showing distinct annellations. d Conidia. Scale bars = 5 µm.

Importance and distribution

Alloconiothyrium comprises two species. Alloconiothyrium aptrootii was isolated from soil in Papua New Guinea. Alloconiothyrium encephalarti was found on leaves of Encephalartos sp. (Zamiaceae) in South Africa.



Verkley GJM, Dukik K, Renfurm R, Göker M, Stielow JB. 2014 – Novel genera and species of

coniothyrium-like fungi in Montagnulaceae (Ascomycota). Persoonia 32, 25–51.


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