Pseudoleptosphaeria etheridgei (L.J. Hutchison & Y. Hirats) Ariyawansa & K. D. Hyde, comb. nov.

Index Fungorum number: IF551470, Facesoffungi number: FoF 01163

Basionym: Phoma etheridgei L.J. Hutchison & Y. Hirats., in Hutchison, Chakravarty et al., Can. J. Bot. 72(10): 1425 (1994)

Leptosphaeria etheridgei (L.J. Hutchison & Y. Hirats.) Gruyter, Aveskamp & Verkley, in Gruyter et al., Stud. Mycol. 75: 19 (2012).

Pathogenic on bark of gall on trunk of Populus tremuloidesSexual morph: undetermined.Asexual morph: Conidiomata(105–)120–270 μm high × (94–)120–200(–250) μm diam., immersed to superficial, solitary to gregarious, globose to pear-shaped, dark brown to black, pseudoparenchymatous, covered to varying degrees by hyaline to darkcoloured hyphae. Conidiogenous cells 6–7 × 4–5 μm, phialidic, hyaline, globose to flask-shaped. Conidia 3–4.5(–5) × 1–1.8(–2) μm, enteroblastic, ellipsoidal to ovoid or oblong, hyaline, smooth-walled, unicellular (from Hutchison et al. 1994).