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Mirohelminthosporium bigenum

Mirohelminthosporium bigenum (Matsush.) K. Zhang, D.W. Li & R.F. Castañeda, in Zhang et al., Mycotaxon 135(4): 780 (2020).

Helminthosporium bigenum Matsush., Matsush. Mycol. Mem. 7: 53 (1993).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 833029; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11599, Fig. 1

Description: see Zhang et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Zhang et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Mirohelminthosporium bigenum (MFC OP-440, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Zhang et al. 2020). a Conidia from blastic loci. b Conidia from tretic loci. c Conidiogenous cells. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Microhelminthosporium comprises only one species known on rotten petiole of Palmae (Arecaceae) in South America (Peru).



Zhang K, Zhang H, Li DW, Castañeda-Ruiz RF. 2020 – Mirohelminthosporium gen. nov. for an atypical Helminthosporium species and H. matsushimae nom. nov. Mycotaxon 135, 777– 783.


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