Drechslerella xiaguanensis F. Zhang, X.Y. Yang & K. D. Hyde, sp. nov. FIGURE 2.
MycoBank number: MB ; Index Fungorum number: IF; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10566;
Etymology: The species name “xiaguanensis” refers to the name of sample collection site: Xiaguan County, Dali City, Yunnan Province, China.
Description: Saprobic on soil. Isolation grew slowly on CMA, reaching a colony-diameter of 50 mm after 15 days incubation at 26°C. Colonies white, cottony. Mycelium colourless, smooth, septate, branched. Conidiophores hyaline, erect, septate, unbranched, bearing a single conidium at the apex, 145-315 (208.5) µm long, 3-6 (4.2) µm wide at the base, gradually tapering upwards to a width of 2-3.2 (2.6) µm at the apex. Conidia hyaline, smooth, fusiform, spindle-shaped, the cell at both end of some conidia are swollen, 2-4-septate, mostly 3-septate, 33-52 (42.5) × 9.5-28 (15.4) µm. Chlamydospores not observed. Capturing nematodes with contricting rings.
Material examined: CHINA, Yunnan Province, Dali City, Xiaguan Country, burned forest in Yushan Mountain in Cangshan Mountain, saprobic on soil, 25 July 2017, XJ. Zhou, YXY17-1 (CGMCC3.20132, holotype!), ex-type living culture, DLU17-1.
Sequnence data: ITS: MT592900
FIGURE 2. Drechslerella xiaguanensis (CGMCC3.20132, holotype!). a Colony. b, c conidia. d germinating conidia. f, g Conidiophore. e Trapping-device: comstricting rings. Scale bars: a = 1.0cm, b-g = 10 um.