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

MycoBank number: MB 500048; Index Fungorum number: IF 500048; Facesoffungi number: FoF 04307; 2 species with sequence data.

Type speciesProsopidicola mexicana Crous & C.L. Lennox

NotesProsopidicola 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 208 Prosopidicola 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.


  • Prosopidicola mexicana