Pseudogliophragma indica Phadke & V.G. Rao, Norw. Jl Bot. 27(2): 127 (1980).
Index Fungorum number: IF 646273; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Pratibha et al. (2015)
Material examined: see Pratibha et al. (2015)
Fig. 1. Pseudogliophragma indica (redrawn from Pratibha et al. 2015) a Conidiogenous cells. b Conidia. Scale bars: a = 20 µm, b = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Pseudogliophragma are saprobic on twigs and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
There are currently no industrial applications of Pseudogliophragma.
No biocontrol agent has been reported from Pseudogliophragma. Further studies are needed.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Pseudogliophragma has not been investigated.
Diversity of the genus
Pseudogliophragma comprises only one species known on decaying twigs of Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae) in Asia (India, Vietnam). Comprehensive studies are needed to discover more species of Pseudogliophragma.