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Dendryphiella Bubák & Ranoj

Index Fungorum number: IF 7951


Saprobic on dead branch, living leaves, leaf litter, dead or old herbaceous stems in terrestrial or submerged wood in freshwater habitats. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Colonies effuse, rubiginous, brown or black, hairy or velvety. Mycelium mostly immersed. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, evenly or irregularly branched, with terminal or intercalary nodose swellings, mid to dark brown or reddish brown, smooth or verruculose. Conidiogenous cells polytretic, integrated, sympodial, reddish brown to pale brown, subspherical or clavate to subcylindrical, cicatrized, covered with some conidiogenous loci. Conidia solitary or catenate, acropleurogenous, simple, cylindrical or oblong, pale brown to mid brown, burnt sienna or olivaceous brown, septate, smooth or verruculose (Ellis 1971).


Type species: Dendryphiella interseminata (Berk. & Ravenel) Bubák, Annls mycol. 12(4): 417 (1914)


Notes: Dendryphiella was introduced by Ranojevic (1914) with the type species D. interseminata (Berk. & Ravenel) Bubák which was later synonymized as D. vinosum (Matsushima 1971). Fifteen species are accepted in the genus and six of which have sequence data (Crous et al. 2014, 2016; Liu et al. 2017c; Hyde et al. 2018a; Iturrieta- González et al. 2018). Taxonomic notes and a key to Dendryphiella species were provided by Liu et al. (2017c). Dendryphiella has non-cheiroida conidia which are similar to Neodendryphiella Iturrieta-González et al., but differ in having up to ten conidia in a chain. These two genera separated well in a phylogenetic tree (Iturrieta-González et al. 2018). All Dendryphiella species were collected from terrestrial habitats, except our new collection D. vinosa is collected from freshwater habitats.



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