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Rechingeriella insignis

Rechingeriella insignis Petr., in Rechinger, Baumgartner, Petrak & Szatala, Annln naturh. Mus. Wien 50: 465 (1940) [1939]

            Index Fungorum number: IF 290429; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Zhang et al. (2012).

Material examined: redrawn from Petrak et al. (1940).



Fig. 1. Rechingeriella insignis (Redrawn from Petrak et al. 1940). a. Vertical section of ascoma. b. Asci with globose, ornamented ascospores.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Rechingeriella are saprobic and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Rechingeriella has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Rechingeriella has not been studied.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical application of Rechingeriella has not been studied. Fresh cultures are needed.


Diversity of the genus

Rechingeriella comprises three species known on three host plant and plant families namely Amaryllidaceae, Oleaceae and Poaceae. Rechingeriella is reported from France, Iran and Spain. Many hosts and regions are still understudied for the genus. Fresh collections are needed for epitypification.



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