Dimorphosporicola tragani Crous, in Crous & Groenewald, Fungal Biology 120(11): 1413 (2016)
Index Fungorum number: IF 816149; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous and Groenewald (2016)
Material examined: see Crous and Groenewald (2016)
Fig. 1. Dimorphosporicola tragani (CBS 570.85, holotype; redrawn from Crous and Groenewald 2016) a Conidiogenous cells. b, c Macro- and microconidia. Scale bar: a–c = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Dimorphosporicola are saprobic and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Dimorphosporicola.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Dimorphosporicola.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Dimorphosporicola has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Dimorphosporicola comprises only one species known from leaf of Traganum nudatum var. microphyllum (Amaranthaceae) in Mauritania. More species of Dimorphosporicola can be discovered in future studies.
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