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Hobus wogradensis

Hobus wogradensis Jaklitsch & Voglmayr, Stud. Mycol. 85: 52 (2016).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 817779; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Jaklitsch and Voglmayr (2016).

Material examined: see Jaklitsch and Voglmayr (2016).



Fig. 1. Hobus wogradensis (WU 36874, re-drawn from Fig. 8 in Jaklitsch and Voglmayr 2016).  a Asci. b Ascospores. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Hobus are saprobic and helps in decomposition of organic matter in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Hobus have not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Hobus.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Hobus has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Hobus comprises only one species known on log of Juglans regia (Juglandaceae) in Austria.  The diversity of Hobus is still poorly understood. Future studies must aim to re-collect more species of Hobus from underexplored hosts and regions.


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