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Fungal Planet description sheets: 107–127
Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from Australia and South Africa; Morphological and culture characteristics along with ITS DNA barcodes are provided for all taxa.
Fungal Planet description sheets: 69–91
Morphological and culture characteristics along with ITS DNA barcodes are provided for all taxa.
One stop shop: backbones trees for important phytopathogenic genera: I (2014)
This study provides phylogenetic synopses for 25 groups of plant pathogenic fungi in the Ascomycota, BasidiomyCota, Mucormycotina (Fungi), and Oomycota using recent molecular data, up-to-date names, and the latest taxonomic insights.
Soral synapomorphies are significant for the systematics of the Ustilago-Sporisorium-Macalpinomyces complex (Ustilaginaceae)
Morphological characters and host specificity can be used to circumscribe genera within the Ustilago-Sporisorium-Macalpinomyces complex and generic delimitation of smut fungi based on their hosts is also discussed.
Taxonomic revision of Ustilago, Sporisorium and Macalpinomyces
The new classification of the Ustilago-Sporisorium-Macalpinomyces complex incorporates 142 new taxonomic combinations.
Genera of phytopathogenic fungi: GOPHY 1
Host jumps shaped the diversity of extant rust fungi (Pucciniales).
Results showed that rust fungi shared a most recent common ancestor with a mean age between 113 and 115 million yr, which dates rust fungi to the Cretaceous period, which is much younger than previous estimations.
Endogenous florendoviruses are major components of plant genomes and hallmarks of virus evolution
A new genus of Caulimoviridae called ‘Florendovirus’ is described, members of which have colonized the genomes of a large diversity of flowering plants, sometimes at very high copy numbers (>0.5% total genome content).
Puccinia psidii in Queensland, Australia: disease symptoms, distribution and impact
Morphological and molecular characteristics were used to confirm the identification of P. psidii from a range of Myrtaceae in Qld and compared with isolates from NSW and overseas and indicated that it does not belong to the Pucciniaceae.