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Paradendryphiella salina

Paradendryphiella salina (G.K. Sutherl.) Woudenb. & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 75(1): 207 (2013).

            ≡ Cercospora salina G.K. Sutherl., New Phytol. 15: 43 (1916).

Index Fungorum number: IF 803752; Facesoffungi number: FoF 00531, Fig. 1

Description: see Woudenberg et al. (2013)

            Material examined: see Woudenberg et al. (2013).


Fig. 1 Paradendryphiella salina (Redrawn from Fig 138c Scolecobasidium salinum in Ellis 1976). Scale bar = 5 μm.

Importance and distribution

Paradendryphiella comprises two species. Paradendryphiella salina is known on kelp (Agaraceae) in the United Kingdom and P. arenariae on sand around Psamma arenaria (Poaceae) in Europe (France).




Ariyawansa HA, Thambugala K, Manamgoda D, Jayawardena R et al. 2015 – Towards a natural classification and backbone tree for Pleosporaceae. Fungal Diversity 71, 85–139.

Ellis MB. 1976 More dematiaceous hyphomycetes. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey, England.

Woudenberg JHC, Groenewald JZ, Binder M, Crous P. 2013 Alternaria redefined. Studies in Mycology 75, 171–212.


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