Pleurocytospora Petr., Annls mycol. 21(3/4): 256 (1923)

MycoBank number: MB 9459; Index Fungorum number: IF 9459; Facesoffungi number: FoF 10304; 3 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020).

Type speciesPleurocytospora vestita Petr.

NotesPleurocytospora was introduced to accommodate P. vestita and P. lycii (Petrak 1923). Pleurocytospora taxi was introduced from the host Taxus cuspidata (Sun et al. 2003).

Figure 242 Pleurocytospora vestita (Material examined – SWITZERLAND, Zurich, Zollikon, in garden, on Ribes rubrum L., 15 May 1986, E. Müller, ZT MYC 58916). a Herbarium material. b Appearance of conidiomata on the host substrate. c Transverse section of conidiomata. d Surface of the stromatic tissue. e, f Conidiophores with conidiogenous cells. g, h Conidiogenous cells with conidia. i Conidia. Scale bars: b = 1 mm, c = 200 µm, d-f = 50 µm, g-i = 10 µm.


  • Pleurocytospora lycii

  • Pleurocytospora taxi

  • Pleurocytospora vestita