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Fungal Planet description sheets: 214–280
Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from South Africa: Cercosporella dolichandrae from Dolichandra unguiscati, Seiridium podocarpi from PodocarpusExpand
Cytospora species (Ascomycota, Diaporthales, Valsaceae): introduced and native pathogens of trees in South Africa
Cytospora spp. (anamorphs of Valsa spp.) are common inhabitants of woody plants and they include important stem and branch canker pathogens. Isolates of these fungi were collected from diseased andExpand
Fungal Planet description sheets: 400–468
Novel species of fungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Vermiculariopsiella eucalypti, Mulderomyces natalis, Fusicladium paraamoenum, Neotrimmatostroma paraexcentricum, and Pseudophloeospora eUCalyptorum. Expand
Ceratocystis pirilliformis, a new species from Eucalyptus nitens in Australia.
A new Ceratocystis species is described, C. pirilliformis, from artificially induced wounds on Eucalyptus nitens near Canberra in southeastern Australia, which has hat-shaped ascospores similar to those of C. fimbriata but differs in that it possesses ascomata with a pyriform base. Expand
Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Terminalia catappa in Cameroon, South Africa and Madagascar
The Botryosphaeriaceae infecting T. catappa appear to be dominated by generalist species that also occur on various other hosts in tropical and sub-tropical climates. Expand
First report of bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on eucalypts in South Africa.
Ralstonia solanacearum, the causal agent of bacterial wilt, has one of the widest host ranges of all phytopathogenic bacteria and has been reports of its occurrence on this host in Australia, China and Venezuela. Expand
Confronting the constraints of morphological taxonomy in the Botryosphaeriales
The extent of diversity of the Botryosphaeriales revealed in this and other recent studies is expected to reflect that of other undersampled regions and hosts, and illustrates the urgency to find more effective ways to describe species in this, and indeed other, groups of fungi. Expand
Botryosphaeriaceae associated with Pterocarpus angolensis (kiaat) in South Africa
The aim of this study was to identify these Botryosphaeriaceae and to determine their pathogenicity to P. angolensis with branch inoculations, and to suggest that this species could play a role in tree dieback and death. Expand
Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213
Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from South Africa: Camarosporium aloes, Phaeococcomyces aloes and Phoma aloes from Aloe, and D. psoraleae-pinnatae from Psoralea, Colletotrichum euphorbiae from Euphorbia, as well as three new species from Mexico. Expand
Diseases of plantation Eucalyptus in Uganda.
The most commonly isolated pathogen was Lasiodiplodia theobromae, which was frequently associated with stem cankers and die-back and is considered the greatest threat to plantation Eucalyptus in Uganda. Expand