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Immotthia atrograna

Immotthia atrograna (Cooke & Ellis) M.E. Barr, Mycotaxon 46: 71 (1993).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 359286; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11717, Fig. 1

Description: see Doilom et al. (2018); Jiang et al. (2021).

Material examined: see Doilom et al. (2018); Jiang et al. (2021).

Fig. 1 Immotthia atrograna (CWU Myc AS 4704, holotype, modified from Fig. 2 in Akulov and Hayova 2016). a Vertical section through ascomata. b Asci with ascospores and part of hamathecium. c Ascomatal peridium and ascospores. d, e Asexual morph of Immotthia atrograna, Coniothyrium parasitans [KW 60665]. d Conidiogenous cells. e Conidia. Scale bars: a = 200 µm, b = 40 µm, c, d = 10 µm, e = 5 µm

Importance and distribution

Immotthia comprises two species. Immotthia atrograna is known on Liquidambar sp. (Altingiaceae) in the United States (New Jersey) while I. atroseptata has been reported on apothecia of Pestalopezia rhododendri (Amphisphaeriaceae) in the United States (North Carolina).



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Barr ME. 1987b – Prodromus to Class Loculoascomycetes. Amherst, MA: Newell Inc., 168.

Barr ME. 1993 – Redisposition of some taxa described by J.B. Ellis. Mycotaxon 46, 45–76.

Barr ME. 2002 – Teichosporaceae, another family in the Pleosporales. Mycotaxon 82, 373–389.

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Jaklitsch WM, Scheuer C, Voglmayr H. 2002 – Notes on the genus Immotthia (Pleosporales, Ascomycetes), including some type studies. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde 11, 93–106.

Jayasiri SC, Hyde KD, Jones EBG, McKenzie EHC et al. 2019 – Diversity, morphology and molecular phylogeny of Dothideomycetes on decaying wild seed pods and fruits. Mycosphere 10, 1–186.

Jiang HB, Jeewon R, Karunarathna SC, Phukhamsakda C et al. 2021 –Reappraisal of Immotthia in Dictyosporiaceae, Pleosporales: Introducing Immotthia bambusae sp. nov. and Pseudocyclothyriella clematidis comb. et gen. nov. based on morphology and phylogeny. Frontiers in Microbiology 12, 656235.

Li WJ, McKenzie EHC, Liu JK, Bhat DJ et al. 2020 – Taxonomy and phylogeny of hyaline-spored coelomycetes. Fungal Diversity 100, 279–801.

Tennakoon DS, Bhat DJ, Kuo CH, Hyde KD. 2019 – Leaf litter saprobic Dictyosporiaceae (Pleosporales, Dothideomycetes): Pseudocoleophoma zingiberacearum sp. nov. from Hedychium coronarium. Kavaka 53, 1–7.




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