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Published: 2021-09-09

Three novel sooty moulds species of Trichomerium from Yunnan, China

Edible Fungi Engineering Center, Tongren Polytechnic College, Tongren 554300, P.R. China
School of Life Science and Technology, Center for Informational Biology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611731, P.R. China
College of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Yunnan National Defense Industry Vocational and Technical College, Yunnan Open University, Kunming, 650599, P.R. China
School of Life Science and Technology, Center for Informational Biology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 611731, P.R. China
3 new species foliar epiphytes phylogeny taxonomy Trichomeriaceae Fungi


Collection of three sexual morphic fungal species occurring on the leaf surface of three plant species (Dalbergia obtusifolia, Syzygium fluviatile and Ziziphus mauritiana) collected in Yunnan Province, China, have shown that they are morphologically distinct. Phylogenetic analyses of partial sequences of internal transcribed spacer region (ITS) and large subunit rDNA (LSU) placed the three species in Trichomerium (Trichomeriaceae) but are sufficiently different from all known species. Therefore, three new species, Trichomerium multisetosum, T. xishuangbannaense and T. yunnanense are described with detailed, illustrated descriptions and notes.


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