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Pseudotetraploa curviappendiculata

Pseudotetraploa curviappendiculata (Sat. Hatak., Kaz. Tanaka & Y. Harada) Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray., in Tanaka et al., Stud. Mycol. 64: 195 (2009).

Tetraploa curviappendiculata Sat. Hatak., Kaz. Tanaka & Y. Harada, Mycoscience 46(3): 196 (2005).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 515268; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Tanaka et al. (2009).

Material examined: see Tanaka et al. (2009).

Figure. 1. Pseudotetraploa spp. (a P. curviappendiculata HHUF 28582, holotype).  (b P. longissima HHUF 28580, holotype). (c, d P. javanica HHUF 28596). a, b, d Strongly breached conidia. c Weakly breached conidia. Scale bars: a–d = 20 µm.

Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

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


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial use of Pseudotetraploa has not been reported.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Pseudotetraploa.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Pseudotetraploa has not been investigated.


Diversity of the genus

Pseudotetraploa comprises four species known on decaying culms of Dendrocalamus stocksii (Poaceae), Pleioblastus chino (Poaceae) and Sasa kurilensis (Poaceae). Pseudotetraploa is reported only from Japan and Maharashtra (India). Pseudotetraploa may comprise many more species that awaits discovery.



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