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Cylindrosympodium variabile

Cylindrosympodium variabile (de Hoog) W.B. Kendr. & R.F. Castañeda, in Castañeda Ruiz & Kendrick, Univ. Waterloo Biol. Ser. 32: 10 (1990).

Subulispora variabilis de Hoog, Stud. Mycol. 26: 56 (1985).       

Index Fungorum number: IF 127687; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12057, Fig. 1

Description: see Shen et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Shen et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Conidiophores and conidia of Cylindrosympodium variabile (INIFAT C87/241, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 3 in Castañeda and Kendrick 1990). Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Cylindrosympodium comprises eight species known on leaves of Cryptocarya mackinnoniana (Lauraceae), Pasania edulis (Fagaceae), leaf litter of Laurus (Lauraceae), decaying leaf of Liquidambar styraciflua (Altingiaceae), leaves of Nectandra coriacea (Lauraceae), rotten needles of Pinus sylvestris (Pinaceae) and dead leaf of Rhododendron formosum (Ericaceae). Cylindrosympodium has been reported from Africa (Canary Island), Asia (Japan, Taiwan), Australia, Europe (Netherlands) and North America (Caribbean (Cuba)).



Castañeda RF, Heredia GA, Arias RMM, Stadler M, Saikawa M, McKenzie EHC. 2012 – Two new fungi from Mexico: Anaseptoidium gen. nov. and Cylindrosympodium sosae sp. nov. Mycotaxon 119, 141–148.

Castañeda RF, Kendrick B. 1990 – Conidial fungi from Cuba I, 1–53, University of Waterloo Biology Series 32.

Castañeda RF, Kendrick B. 1991 – Ninety-nine conidial fungi from Cuba and three from Canada. University of Waterloo Biology Series 35, 1–132.

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