Neocamarosporium goegapense Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 32: 273 (2014)
Index Fungorum number: IF 810896; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2014)
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2014)
Fig. 1. Neocamarosporium goegapense (CBS H-21722, holotype; redrawn from Crous et al. 2014) a–c Conidiomata, conidiophores and conidia in culture. Scale bars: a–c = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Neocamarosporium are saprobic and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Neocamarosporium.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Neocamarosporium.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Neocamarosporium has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Neocamarosporium comprises twenty species known on six host plants and four plant families such as Aizoaceae, Amaranthaceae, Asteraceae and Poaceae. Neocamarosporium is reported mainly from Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Kansas, Northern Cape Province, Portugal, South European Russia, Sweden, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Western Cape Province. Neocamarosporium seems to have a wide host and geographical range. Many more species of Neocamarosporium can be discovered from future studies.