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Camarosporioides phragmitis

Camarosporioides phragmitis W.J. Li & K.D. Hyde, in Hyde et al., Fungal Diversity 80: 85 (2016).

Index Fungorum number: IF 552210; Facesoffungi number: FoF 02351, Fig. 1

Description: see Li et al. (2016).

Material examined: Germany, wet meadow, on dead stem of Phragmites australis (Poaceae), 6 April 2012, Rene K. Schumacher, G3 (MFLU 16-1488, holotype).



Figure. 1 Camarosporioides phragmitis (MFLU 16-1488, holotype). a, b Appearance of brown to dark brown conidiomata on the host. c Vertical section of conidioma. d Section of ostiole. e, f Sections of peridium. gj Conidiogenous cells and developing conidia. k–m Conidia. Scale bars: c = 100 µm, d–e = 50 µm, f = 20 µm, g–m = 5 µm.

Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Camarosporioides is monotypic, comprising saprobic microfungi and play a major role as decomposers and recyclers.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Camarosporioides.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from the genus Camarosporioides.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

Camarosporioides is saprobic and no biochemical importance of the genus is reported yet.


Diversity of the genus

Camarosporioides comprises only one species. C. phragmitis has been found on Phragmites australis belonging to Poaceae. In the future many more species of Camarosporioides can be discovered from different hosts and regions.


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