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Pseudolophiostoma vitigenum

Pseudolophiostoma vitigenum (Kaz. Tanaka & Y. Harada) Thambug., Kaz. Tanaka & K.D. Hyde, in Thambugala et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-015-0348-3, [37] (2015).

Lophiotrema vitigenum Kaz. Tanaka & Y. Harada, Mycoscience 44(2): 119 (2003).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 551252; Facesoffungi number: FoF 008821, Fig. 1

Description: see Thambugala et al. (2015); Hashimoto et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Thambugala et al. (2015); Hashimoto et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Pseudolophiostoma vitigenum (Lophiotrema vitigenum, re-drawn from Fig. 5 in Tanaka and Harada 2003). a Surface view of ascomata. b Ascoma in sagittal section. c, d Ascospores. e Asci. a, b, c, e = HHUF 26930, holotype, d = culture 4134. Scale bars: a = 400 μm, b = 100 μm, c, d = 10 μm, e = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudolophiostoma comprises five species known on four plant families Anacardiaceae, Asteraceae, Ranunculaceae and Vitaceae. Pseudolophiostoma has been reported from Asia (China (Taiwan), Japan and Thailand).



Hashimoto A, Hirayama K, Takahashi H, Matsumura M et al. 2018 – Resolving the Lophiostoma bipolare complex: Generic delimitations within Lophiostomataceae. Studies in Mycology 90, 161–189.

Hirayama K, Tanaka K. 2011 – Taxonomic revision of Lophiostoma and Lophiotrema based on re-evaluation of morphological characters and molecular analyses. Mycoscience 52, 401–412.

Tanaka K, Harada Y. 2003 – Pleosporales in Japan (2): Lophiotrema. Mycoscience 44, 115–121.

Thambugala KM, Hyde KD, Tanaka K, Tian Q et al. 2015 – Towards a natural classification and backbone tree for Lophiostomataceae, Floricolaceae, and Amorosiaceae fam. nov. Fungal Diversity 74, 199–266.


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