Pseudoascochyta Valenzuela-Lopez, Stchigel, Cano-Canals, Guarro & Cano, Persoonia 37: 255 (2016).

MycoBank number: MB 817646; Index Fungorum number: IF 817646; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08232; 2 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 2 species with molecular data.

Type speciesPseudoascochyta pratensis Valenzuela-Lopez, Cano-Canals, Stchigel, Guarro & Cano, Persoonia 37: 255 (2016).

Notes – Species belonging to this genus are similar to Ascochyta, but are phylogenetically distinct. There are two species associated with this genus Pseudoascochyta novae-zelandiae and P. pratensis which only differ by their growth rate on OA, smaller pycnidial measurements and conidial size and morphology (Valenzuela-Lopez et al. 2018).


  • Pseudoascochyta pratensis