Parawiesneriomyces syzygii Crous & M.J. Wingf., in Crous et al., Persoonia 36: 389 (2016)
Index Fungorum number: IF 817061; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Crous et al. (2016).
Material examined: see Crous et al. (2016).
Fig. 1. Parawiesneriomyces syzygii (CBS H-22630; re-drawn from Crous et al. 2016) a–c Conidiogenous apparatus and conidia. Scale bars: a–c = 10 μm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Parawiesneriomyces are saprobic and may play a role in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
No industrial application has been reported from Parawiesneriomyces.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Parawiesneriomyces.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
No chemical has been yet reported from Parawiesneriomyces. Parawiesneriomyces may produce important enzymes or toxins that needs further investigation.
Diversity of the genus
Parawiesneriomyces comprises only one species known on leaves of Syzygium jambos (Myrtaceae) in Réunion. More species of Parawiesneriomyces can be discovered from understudied hosts and regions.
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