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Bezerromyces brasiliensis

Bezerromyces brasiliensis J.D.P. Bezerra, Souza-Motta & Crous, in Bezerra, Oliveira, Paiva, Silva, Groenewald, Crous & Souza-Motta, Mycol. Progr. 16(4): 302 (2016) [2017]

 Index Fungorum number: IF 817523; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06810, Fig. 1

 Description: see Bezerra et al. (2017)

 Material examined:  see Bezerra et al. (2017)



Fig. 1. Bezerromyces brasiliensis (URM 7411 = CBS 141545, redrawn from Bezerra et al. 2017) a, b Asci and ascospores. c Pseudoparaphyses. d Ascospores germinating. e Chlamydospores. Scale bars: a = 10 µm, b = 20 µm, c−e = 30 µm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Bezerromyces are endophytic. They can colonize and proliferate without causing any damage to the tissues of the host plant.


Industrial relevance and applications

There are currently no industrial applications of Bezerromyces.


Quarantine significance

No disease has been reported from Bezerromyces.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical diversity of Bezerromyces has not been investigated


Diversity of the genus

Bezerromyces comprises two species known on one host plant and plant family namely Cactaceae. Bezerromyces has been reported from Pernambuco. Many hosts and regions are still under studied for the genus. Many more species of Bezerromyces can be discovered in future studies.



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