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Neosphaerellopsis thailandica

Neosphaerellopsis thailandica Crous & Trakun., in Trakunyingcharoen, Lombard, Groenewald, Cheewangkoon, Toanun, Alfenas & Crous, IMA Fungus 5(2): 407 (2014)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 810842; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

 Description: see Trakunyingcharoen et al. (2014)

Material examined:  see Trakunyingcharoen et al. (2014)

 

 

Fig. 1. Neosphaerellopsis thailandica (CBS 138578; redrawn from Trakunyingcharoen et al. 2014) a. Conidiogenous cells. b, c. Conidia. Scale bars: a–c = 10 μm.

 

Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Neosphaerellopsis are saprobic and play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.

 

Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Neosphaerellopsis.

 

Quarantine significance

No biocontrol agent has been reported from Neosphaerellopsis. Further studies are needed.

 

Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Neosphaerellopsis has not been investigated.

 

Diversity of the genus

Neosphaerellopsis comprises only one species known on leaves of Bothriochloa bladhii (Poaceae) in Thailand. More species of Neosphaerellopsis can be discovered from future studies.

 

 

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