Sporidesmiella guangdongensis and S. jiangxiensis spp. nov. on dead branches from southern China
Sydowia 68: 113–118
Published online on May 31st, 2016
Sporidesmiella guangdongensis, sp. nov., and S. jiangxiensis, sp. nov., are described and illustrated from specimens collected on dead branches of unidentified plants in southern China. Sporidesmiella guangdongensis is characterized by its percurrently extending conidiogenous cells that produce cylindrical to subcylindrical, 23.5–30 × 3.5–4.5 μm conidia with 2 distosepta. Sporidesmiella jiangxiensis is easily distinguished by its percurrently extending conidiogenous cells that produce clavate to cuneiform, 12–17 × 4.5–6.5 μm, smooth conidia with 1 distoseptum. The new species are compared with similar taxa.
Keywords: asexual fungi, asexual morph, dematiaceous hyphomycetes, lignicolous fungi, submerged wood.
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