Matsushimamyces bohaniensis Rah. Sharma, Roh. Sharma & Crous, in Sharma, Sharma & Crous, IMA Fungus 6(2): 339 (2015)
Index Fungorum number: IF 810896; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Sharma et al. (2015)
Material examined: see Sharma et al. (2015)
Fig. 1. Matsushimamyces bohaniensis (CBECH 001, holotype; redrawn from Sharma et al. 2015) a Diagrammatic representation of the developing conidia on surface of primary culture. b Diagrammatic representation of developing conidia on horse hair. Scale bars: a, b = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Matsushimamyces are pathogenic and sporulate on white horse hair.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Matsushimamyces.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Matsushimamyces.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Matsushimamyces has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Matsushimamyces comprises two species. M. bohaniensis was found on hair of horse from garbage frequented by pigs in Madhya Pradesh, India. M. venustus was found on decaying leaf in Cuba.