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Paracamarosporium psoraleae

Paracamarosporium psoraleae (Crous & M.J. Wingf.) Wijayaw. & K.D. Hyde, in Wijayawardene, Hyde, Bhat, Camporesi, Schumacher, Chethana, Wikee, Bahkali & Wang, Cryptog. Mycol. 35(2): 185 (2014)

Camarosporium psoraleae Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 31: 235 (2013)

Index Fungorum number: IF 550562; Facesoffungi number: FoF 1154 , Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2013); Wijayawardene et al. (2014).

Material considered: see Crous et al. (2013); Wijayawardene et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Paracamarosporium psoraleae (CBS H-21440, holotype; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2013). a Conidiomata. b Paraphyses. c Conidiogenous cells. d Macroconidia. e Microconidia. Scale bars: a = 500 μm, b–d = 10 μm, e = 5 μm.

Importance and distribution

Paracamarosporium comprises seven species known on six host plants in Fabaceae, Fagaceae, Proteaceae and Tamaricaceae. Paracamarosporium has been reported from Europe (Germany, Georgia, Italy), South Africa (Western Cape Province) and the United States (Hawaii).



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Guarro J, Cheewangkoon R et al. 2013 – Molecular phylogeny and evolution of fungi – Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213. Persoonia 31, 188296.

Wijayawardene NN, Hyde KD, Bhat DJ, Camporesi E et al. 2014 – Camarosporium-like species are polyphyletic in Pleosporales; introducing Paracamarosporium and Pseudocamarosporium gen. nov. in Montagnulaceae. Cryptogamie Mycologie 35, 177–198.


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