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Ohleria modesta

Ohleria modesta Fuckel, Fungi rhenani exsic., suppl., fasc. 7(nos 2101-2200): no. 2173 (1868).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 143446; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00780, Fig. 1

Description: see Jaklitsch and Voglmayr (2016).

Material examined: see Jaklitsch and Voglmayr (2016).


Figure. 1. Ohleria spp. (a–k O. modesta).  a Ascomata. b Asci. c Ascus apex. d–g Ascospores. h Phialides. i–k Conidia. (l–o O. rugulosa, lectotype G). l–o Ascospores. Scale bars: a = 300 μm, b, r, j = 10 μm, c–g, h, l–o = 5 μm, i, k = 3 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Ohleria are saprobic and helps in decomposition of nutrients in the ecosystem.Bottom of Form


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Ohleria have not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Ohleria.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Ohleria has not been reported.


Diversity of the genus

Ohleria comprises nine species known on Alnus sp. (Betulaceae), Bambusa arundinacea (Poaceae), Fagus sylvatica (Fagaceae), Fraxinus angustifolia (Oleaceae), Phyllanthus sp. (Phyllanthaceae), Ulmus sp. (Ulmaceae), on rotten decorticated wood of Haloxylon aphyllum (Amaranthaceae) and on dead bark of Ephedra intermedia (Ephedraceae). Ohleria is geographically distributed in Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Spain and United Kingdom. Ohleria may comprise many more species that warrants discovery.



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