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Magnohelicospora iberica

Magnohelicospora iberica R.F. Castañeda, Hern. -Restr., Gené & Guarro, in Castañeda-Ruiz et al., Mycotaxon 121: 172 (2013) [2012].

            Index Fungorum number: IF 563848; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12063, Fig. 1

Description: see Castañeda et al. (2012).

Material examined: see Castañeda et al. (2012).

Fig. 1 Magnohelicospora iberica (ex holotype HAL 2447F, re-drawn from Fig. 2 in Castañeda et al. 2012). a, b Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. Scale bars = 10 µm.

Importance and distribution

Magnohelicospora comprises two species known on flowers of Alnus (Betulaceae) in the United States (Connecticut) and on rotten leaf in Europe (Portugal).



Castañeda-Ruiz R, Hernández-Restrepo M, Gené J, Guarro J, Minter D, Saikawa M. 2012 – Two new microfungi from Portugal: Magnohelicospora iberica gen. & sp. nov. and Phaeodactylium stadleri sp. nov. Mycotaxon 121, 171–179.


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