Erythrogloeum Petr., Sydowia 7(5-6): 378 (1953)

MycoBank number: MB 8211; Index Fungorum number: IF 8211; Facesoffungi number: FoF 07364; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesErythrogloeum hymenaeae Gonz. Frag. & Cif.

NotesErythrogloeum comprises two species, E. hymenaeae and E. pini-acicola. Both species are foliar pathogens of Hymenaeae and Pinus species. The sexual morph of this genus is not reported. The genus is characterised by acervular conidiomata with side walls comprising dark brown to black cells of textura angularis, lageniform to cylindrical conidiogenous cells and monomorphic conidia (Senanayake et al. 2017a).

Figure 101 Erythrogloeum hymenaeae (Material examined – COSTA RICA, San Jose, on leaves of Hymenaea courbaril, Nov. 1929, H. Schmidt, F45468, syntype). a Herbarium specimen. b Conidiomata on substrate. c, d Conidiophores, conidiogeneous cells and conidia. e Conidia. Scale bars: b = 200 μm, c-d = 10 μm, e = 5 μm.

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