New species of Cordana and epitypification of the genus.

  title={New species of Cordana and epitypification of the genus.},
  author={Margarita Hern{\'a}ndez-Restrepo and Josepa Gen{\'e} and Julio Mena-Portales and Jos{\'e} Cano and Hugo Madrid and Rafael F. Casta{\~n}eda-Ru{\'i}z and Josep Guarro},
  volume={106 4},
Two interesting fungi belonging to the genus Cordana have been isolated recently in Spain from plant debris. Both are proposed here as new species, described and illustrated. Cordana mercadiana sp. nov. produces 0-1-septate conidia, with a prominent basal scar. Cordana verruculosa sp. nov. differs from the other species of the genus by its unique combination of aseptate, verruculose and small conidia. Both species are compared morphologically with other species of Cordana and their identities… CONTINUE READING