Prosopidicola Crous & C.L. Lennox, Stud. Mycol. 50(1): 187 (2004)

Index Fungorum number: IF500048; 2 species with sequence data.

Type species – Prosopidicola mexicana Crous & C.L. Lennox

Notes – Prosopidicola albizziae is the second species of this genus (Lennox et al. 2004, Crous et al. 2016b). Prosopidicola mexicana forms pod disease of Prosopis glandulosa and it has been proposed as a biocontrol agent (Lennox et al. 2004).

Figure 1Prosopidicola mexicana (redrawn from Lennox et al. 2004). a, b Disease symptoms associated with Prosopidicola mexicana on pods of Prosopis glandulosa. c Cross-section of conidioma. d Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. Scale bars: 10 µm.

Species

  • Prosopidicola mexicana