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Verrucoconiothyrium nitidae

Verrucoconiothyrium nitidae (Crous & Denman) Crous, in Crous et al., Sydowia 67: 110 (2015).

Coniothyrium nitidae Crous & Denman, in Swart, Crous, Denman & Palm, S. Afr. J. Bot. 64(2): 138 (1998)

Index Fungorum number: IF 812550; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11545, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2015).

Material considered: see Crous et al. (2015).

Fig. 1 Verrucoconiothyrium nitidae (CBS 111322; redrawn from Fig. 9 in Crous et al. 2011). a Conidiomata. b, c Conidiogenous cells. d Conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Verrucoconiothyrium comprises four species known on four host plants in Fabaceae, Myrtaceae and Proteaceae. Verrucoconiothyrium ambiguum has been isolated from sea water in Europe (Portugal). Verrucoconiothyrium is known from Australia (New South Wales), Europe (Portugal) and South Africa (Cape Province).



Crous PW, Schumacher RK, Wingfield MJ, Lombard et al. 2015 – Fungal Systematics and Evolution: FUSE 1. Sydowia 67, 81–118.

Crous PW, Summerell BA, Swart L, Denman S et al. 2011 – Fungal pathogens of Proteaceae. Persoonia 27, 20–45.



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