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Phalangispora constricta

Phalangispora constricta Nawawi & J. Webster, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 79(1): 65 (1982).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 110882; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12030, Fig. 1

Description: see Nawawi and Webster (1982); Moro et al. (2018); Guo et al. (2019).

Material examined: see Nawawi and Webster (1982); Moro et al. (2018); Guo et al. (2019).

Fig. 1 Phalangispora constricta (IMI 256650, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Nawawi and Webster 1982). a Sporodochium bearing two setae. b Conidiogenous cells. c Mature conidia. Scale bars: A = 300 μm, B = 30 μm.

Importance and distribution

Phalangispora comprises four species known on decaying leaves of Holigarna arnottiana (Anacardiaceae), from river foam and other unidentified rotten leaves. Phalangispora is reported from Asia (China, India and Malaysia).



Guo JS, Zhang Z, Qiao M, Yu Z. 2019 – Phalangispora sinensis sp. nov. from Yunnan, China and two new members of Wiesneriomycetaceae. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 69, 3217–3223.

Moro L, Delgado G, Schoenlein-Crusius IH. 2018 – Freshwater hyphomycetes from Ilhabela State Park, Brazil. Current Research in Environmental & Applied Mycology 8, 204–216.

Nawawi A, Webster J. 1982 – Phalangispora constricta gen. et sp. nov., a sporodochial hyphomycete with branched conidia. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 49, 363–365.

Prasad TSK, Bhat DJ. 2002 – A new species of Phalangispora from India. Mycotaxon 83, 405–408.

Rajeshkumar KC. 2014 – A reappraisal of the fungus genus Phalangispora with the rediscovery of P. bharathensis on leaf litter of Mangifera indica from the northern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6, 6278–6281.

Smits G, Fernández R, Cressa C. 2007 – Preliminary study of aquatic hyphomycetes from Venezuelan streams. Acta Botanica Venezuelica 30, 345–355.


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