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Neptunomyces aureus

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.


Quarantine significance

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.



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