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Pseudoanungitea syzygii

Pseudoanungitea syzygii (Crous, W.B. Kendr. & M.J. Wingf.) Crous, in Crous, Schumacher, Wingfield, Akulov, Denman, Roux, Braun, Burgess, Carnegie, Váczy, Guatimosim, Schwartsburd, Barreto, Hernández-Restrepo, Lombard & Groenewald, Fungal Systematics and Evolution 1: 199 (2018).

Anungitea syzygii Crous, W.B. Kendr. & M.J. Wingf., Can. J. Bot. 73(2): 225 (1995).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 824790; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2018).



Fig. 1. Pseudoanungitea syzygii (re-drawn from Anungitea syzygii in Crous et al. 1995).  a–c. Conidiophores giving rise to conidia. Scale bars: a–c = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Pseudoanungitea are saprobic and are involved in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Pseudoanungitea has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Pseudoanungitea has not been reported.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical application of Pseudoanungitea has not been studied. This warrants further studies.


Diversity of the genus

Pseudoanungitea consists of only two species known on Syzygium cordatum (Myrtaceae) in South Africa, Mpumalanga and Vaccinium myrtillus (Ericaceae) in Germany. Pseudoanungitea is still poorly studies. Wide-ranging studies are needed to discover more species of Pseudoanungitea.


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