New saprobic fungi on palm fronds, including Brachysporiopsis gen. nov.

YANNA, Wai H. HO, Eric H. C. MCKENZIE & Kevin D. HYDE

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 25 (2) - Pages 129-135

Published on 25 June 2004

Collections of decaying palm fronds in tropical rainforests yielded a new ascomycete species, Mangrovispora irregularis sp. nov., and two new anamorphic fungi, Brachysporiopsis chinensis gen. et sp. nov. and Pyricularia oncosperma sp. nov.The new taxa are described and illustrated, and compared with similar taxa.

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