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Matsushimamyces bohaniensis

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.


Quarantine significance

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.



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