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Oblongocollomyces Tao Yang & Crous., in Yang et al., Fungal Biology 121: 339 (2016).

Index Fungorum number: IF 817640; Facesoffungi number: FoF xxx; one species with molecular data.

Type species: Oblongocollomyces variabilis (F.J.J. Van der Walt, Slippers & G.J. Marais) Tao Yang & Crous, in Yang et al., Fungal Biology 121: 339 (2016)

Sphaeropsis variabilis F.J.J. Van der Walt, Slippers & G.J. Marais, in Slippers et al., Persoonia 33: 164 (2014)

Notes: Oblongocollomyces was introduced by Yang et al., (2016) as a monotypic genus in Botryosphaeriaceae. In earlier studies, this species was identified as Sphaeropsis variabilis and it was different from Sphaeropsis in having long conidiomatal necks on PNA, aggregated in dense clusters of conidiomata on OA (Yang et al., 2016). This species is having conidia up to 3-septa. Phylogenetically Oblongocollomyces close to Alanphillipsia.


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