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Neopyrenochaeta acicola

Neopyrenochaeta acicola (Moug. & Lév.) Valenz. -Lopez, Crous, Stchigel, Guarro & Cano, in Valenzuela-Lopez et al., Stud. Mycol. 90: 54 (2017).

Vermicularia acicola Moug. & Lév., Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 9: 259 (1848).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 820314; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11620, Fig. 1

Description: see Valenzuela-Lopez et al. (2017).

Material considered: see Valenzuela-Lopez et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Neopyrenochaeta acicola (CBS 812.95). a Pycnidia formed on OA. b Pycnidium. c Conidiogenous cells. d Conidia. Scale bars: a = 50 μm, b = 10 μm, c, d = 5 μm.

Importance and distribution

Neopyrenochaeta comprises eleven species known on Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae), Fragaria sp. (Rosaceae), on fallen pod of Cercis chinensis (Fabaceae), submerged decaying wood, Protea neriifolia (Proteaceae), from surface of cell phone, and from water pipe sample. Neopyrenochaeta is geographically known from Asia (China (Guizhou), India (Maharashtra), Thailand), Europe (Netherlands) and South Africa.



De Gruyter J, Woudenberg JHC, Aveskamp MM, Verkley GJM et al. 2010 – Systematic reappraisal of species in Phoma section Paraphoma, Pyrenochaeta and Pleurophoma. Mycologia 102, 1066–1081.

Valenzuela-Lopez N, Cano-Lira JF, Guarro J, Sutton DA et al. 2018 – Coelomycetous Dothideomycetes with emphasis on the families Cucurbitariaceae and Didymellaceae. Studies in Mycology 90, 1–69.


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