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Alternaria Nees, Syst. Pilze (Würzburg): 72 (1816) [1816–17] For synonyms see Index Fungorum (2018) Background Alternaria was established by Nees von Esenbeck (1816) and species of Alternaria are known as serious plant pathogens (Nishimura et al. 1978; Peever et al. 2002; Thomma 2003; Lawrence et......

Bipolaris Shoemaker, Can. J. Bot. 33:882(1959) For synonyms see Index Fungorum (2018)   Background Species of Bipolaris are cosmopolitan and distributed throughout a broad range of environments. Bipolaris species are pathogens, saprobes or endophytes of a wide range of hosts (Hyde et al. 2014). Bipolaris......

Boeremia Aveskamp, Gruyter & Verkley, in Aveskamp, Gruyter, Woudenberg, Verkley & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 65: 36 (2010) Background Boeremia was established by Aveskamp et al. (2010) to accommodate phoma-like species that are morphologically similar to Phoma exigua. To date only B. lycopersici is reported to......

Botryosphaeria Ces. & De Not., Comm. Soc. crittog. Ital. 1(fasc. 4): 211 (1863) Background The genus Botryosphaeria (Botryosphaeriaceae) was introduced by Cesati and de Notaris (1863), revised by Saccardo (1877) and is based on the type species Botryosphaeria dothidea (Barr 1972; Slippers et al. 2004c).......

Botrytis Background Erected by Micheli in 1729, the genus Botrytis is one of the first described genera of fungi. Persoon (1801) designated five species under the binomial system of Linnaeus validated the genus and included one of Micheli’s species, B. cinerea, so named by Von......

Calonectria De Not., Comm. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 2(fasc.3): 477 (1867) For synonyms see Index Fungorum (2018)   Background Calonectria was first introduced based on C. daldiniana in 1867. Calonectria species are pathogenic to a wide range of woody and herbaceous plant hosts in tropical and......

Capnodium Mont., Annls Sci. Nat., Bot, sér. 3, 11: 233 (1849) The genus Capnodium was introduced by Montagne (1849) to accommodate C. salicinum. Capnodium is one of the most commonly found sooty molds in gardens and landscapes (Laemmlen 2011). Capnodium has a saprobic association with......

Chaetothyrina Theiss., Annls mycol. 11(6):495 (1913) The genus Chaetothyrina was established by Theissen (1913), with C. musarum (Speg.) Theiss. as the type species. Chaetothyrina was placed in Micropeltidaceae based on its superficial, flattened base, poorly developed thyriothecium and irregular meandering arrangement of compact hyphae of......

Choanephora Background The genus Choanephora belongs to family Choanephoraceae in the order Mucorales (former Zygomycota). The genus was introduced by Currey (1873) for C. cunninghamii, to replace the generic name of his newly described species Cunninghamia infundibulifera, as Cunninghamia already existed as a genus of......

Coniella Höhn., Ber. dt. bot. Ges. 36(7): 316 (1918) = Pilidiella Petr. & Syd., Beih. Reprium nov. Spec. Regni veg. 42(1): 462 (1927) [1926]; = Schizoparme Shear, Mycologia 15(3): 120 (1923) For more synonyms see Index Fungorum (2018)   Background Coniella Höhn. is a cosmopolitan......

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