Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Incertae Sedis

Sporidesmiella novae-zelandiae (S. Hughes) Madrid, Hern.-Restr. & Crous

Until recently, this species was split into two varieties to reflect the way the conidia form on the conidiophore. There are only a handful of records: this is the first time it has been found on horse dung.

References: 
Hern√°ndez-Restrepo, M. et al. (2018) Multi-locus phylogeny and taxonomy of Exserohilum. Persoonia 41: p104
Seifert, K. et al. (2011) The Genera of Hyphomycetes

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