Venturia Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 1: 586 (1882).

MycoBank number: MB 5717; Index Fungorum number: IF 5717; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06353; 123 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 58 species with molecular data.

Type species: Venturia inaequalis (Cooke) G. Winter.

Sphaerella inaequalis Cooke, J. Bot., Lond. 4: 248 (1866).

Notes: Venturia species can be distinguished by separate or aggregated ascomata with or without stroma, or forming below a blackened clypeus, symmetrical or asymmetrical, olive green, pale brown or dark brown ascospores and being parasitic on leaves or stems of dicotyledons (Zhang et al. 2011).


  • Venturia inaequali