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Revision of the Massarineae (Pleosporales, Dothideomycetes)
Ten new genera, 22 new species, and seven new combinations are described and illustrated, and the morphological and ecological features are summarised, and clarified the accepted members of each family. Expand
A class-wide phylogenetic assessment of Dothideomycetes
A genomic comparison of 6 dothideomycete genomes with other fungi finds a high level of unique protein associated with the class, supporting its delineation as a separate taxon. Expand
Molecular taxonomy of bambusicolous fungi: Tetraplosphaeriaceae, a new pleosporalean family with Tetraploa-like anamorphs
Monophyly of the family and that of each genus were strongly supported by analyses based on a combined dataset of the three regions (ITS+TEF+BT), and results suggest that Tetraplosphaeria (anamorph: tetraploa s. l. str.) is an ancestral lineage within this family. Expand
Population structure of the invasive forest pathogen Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus
The data suggest that H. pseudoalbidus was introduced just once by at least two individuals, and that populations from Japan harboured a higher genetic diversity and were genetically differentiated from European ones. Expand
Phylogeny of Discosia and Seimatosporium, and introduction of Adisciso and Immersidiscosia genera nova
Adisciso is a new teleomorphic genus within the Amphisphaeriaceae characterised by relatively small-sized ascomata without stromatic tissue, obclavate to broadly cylindrical asci with biseriate ascospores that have 2 transverse septa, and its Discosia anamorph can easily be distinguished from Discostroma. Expand
Phylogenetic reassessment of Hyaloscyphaceae sensu lato (Helotiales, Leotiomycetes) based on multigene analyses.
This study performed molecular phylogenetic analyses using multiple genes to evaluate the phylogenetic utility of morphological characters traditionally used in the taxonomy of Hyaloscyphaceae through reassessment of the monophyly of this family and its genera. Expand
Host jumping onto close relatives and across kingdoms by Tyrannicordyceps (Clavicipitaceae) gen. nov. and Ustilaginoidea_(Clavicipitaceae).
The host habitat hypothesis best explains the dynamic evolution of host affiliations seen in Clavicipitaceae and throughout Hypocreales. Expand
Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, the correct scientific name for the fungus causing ash dieback in Europe
Under the rules for the naming of fungi with pleomorphic life-cycles adopted in July 2011, the nomenclaturally correct name for the fungus causing the current ash dieback in Europe is determined toExpand
A multigene phylogeny toward a new phylogenetic classification of Leotiomycetes
A phylogeny based on up to 15 concatenated genes across 279 specimens of Leotiomycetes constitutes a framework for enabling future taxonomically targeted studies using deliberate specimen selection, and an ITS gene tree is presented, particularly targeting ex-type specimens of generic type species. Expand