Neptunomyces aureus M. Gonçalves, T. Vicente & A. Alves, in Gonçalves, Vicente, Esteves & Alves, MycoKeys 60: 37 (2019)
Index Fungorum number: IF 831437; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Gonçalves et al. (2019).
Material examined: see Gonçalves et al. (2019).
Fig. 1. Neptunomyces aureus (MUM 19.38; redrawn from Gonçalves et al. 2019) a Conidia. Scale bar = 2 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Neptunomyces are saprobic and play a major role in nutrient recycling.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Neptunomyces.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Neptunomyces.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Neptunomyces has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Neptunomyces comprises only one species known on Gracilaria gracilis (Gracilariaceae) in Estuary Ria de Aveiro, Portugal.