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Fusculina eucalypti

Fusculina eucalypti Crous & Summerell, in Summerell et al., Fungal Diversity 23: 334 (2006).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 510011; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11554, Fig. 1

Description: see Summerell et al. (2006); Crous et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Summerell et al. (2006); Crous et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Fusculina eucalyptorum (CBS H-23775, holotype, redrawn from Crous et al. 2018). a, b Conidiophores and conidiogenous cells. c Conidia. Scale bars: a–c = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Fusculina comprises three species known on Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) in Australia.



Crous PW, Luangsa-Ard JJ, Wingfield MJ, Carnegie AJ et al. 2018 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 785–867. Persoonia 41, 238–417.

 Summerell BA, Groenewald J, Carnegie AJ, Summerbell RC, Crous PW. 2006 – Eucalyptus microfungi known from culture. 2. Alysidiella, Fusculina and Phlogicylindrium genera nova, with notes on some other poorly known taxa. Fungal Diversity 23, 323–350.


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