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The Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex
The limit of the Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex is defined genetically, based on a strongly supported clade within the Col letteredum ITS gene tree, as well as all taxa accepted within this clade, as it has been applied in the literature for the past 50 years. Expand
Colletotrichum – current status and future directions
A review is provided of the current state of understanding of Colletotrichum systematics, focusing on species-level data and the major clades. The taxonomic placement of the genus is discussed, andExpand
The Colletotrichum boninense species complex
Seven of the new species are only known from New Zealand, perhaps reflecting a sampling bias, and the new combination C. phyllanthi was made, and C. dracaenae Petch was epitypified and the name replaced with C. petchii. Expand
Resolving the phylogenetic and taxonomic status of dark-spored teleomorph genera in the Botryosphaeriaceae
A multi-gene approach was used to resolve the correct phylogenetic position of the dark-spored ‘Botryosphaeria’ teleomorphs and related asexual species and Dothidotthiaceae is introduced to accommodate it. Expand
The Ascomycota tree of life: a phylum-wide phylogeny clarifies the origin and evolution of fundamental reproductive and ecological traits.
A 6-gene, 420-species maximum-likelihood phylogeny of Ascomycota, the largest phylum of Fungi, and a phylogenetic informativeness analysis of all 6 genes and a series of ancestral character state reconstructions support a terrestrial, saprobic ecology as ancestral are presented. Expand
Evolution of helotialean fungi (Leotiomycetes, Pezizomycotina): a nuclear rDNA phylogeny.
The results suggest that the inclusion of LSU rDNA and a wider taxon sampling greatly improves resolution of the Helotiales phylogeny, however, the usefulness of rDNA in resolving the deep relationships within the Leotiomycetes is limited. Expand
A two-locus DNA sequence database for typing plant and human pathogens within the Fusarium oxysporum species complex.
Analysis of the combined dataset suggests that two-thirds of the STs might be associated with a single host plant, and revealed that the 26 STs associated with human mycoses were genetically diverse, including several which appear to be nosocomial in origin. Expand
Characterization of diversity in Colletotrichum acutatum sensu lato by sequence analysis of two gene introns, mtDNA and intron RFLPs, and mating compatibility
Mating compatibility was identified within one clade, C, and between two phylogenetically distinct clades, C and J4, suggesting that genetic isolation occurred before reproductive isolation. Expand
Toward a phylogenetic classification of the leotiomycetes based on rDNA data.
The Leotiomycetes is relatively well defined as a class and it includes the Cyttariales, Erysiphales, Helotiales, Rhytismatales and two families of uncertain position, Myxotrichaceae and Pseudeurotiaceae, which agrees with previous studies to remove the Geoglossaceae. Expand
Molecular phylogeny reveals a core clade of Rhytismatales
The traditionally used characters of ascoma and spore shape are shown to be unreliable for the delimitation of monophyletic genera but in some cases can be useful when combined with other characters. Expand