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  1. The Botryosphaeriaceae accommodates many important pathogens of woody plants, including Eucalyptus. Recently, Botryosphaeriaceae were isolated from diseased plant parts from surveys of Eucalyptus plantations in t...

    Authors: Guoqing Li, Bernard Slippers, Michael J. Wingfield and Shuaifei Chen

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:22

    Content type: Research

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  2. We formed the Collection of Zoosporic Eufungi at the University of Michigan (CZEUM) in 2018 as a cryopreserved fungal collection consolidating the University of Maine Culture Collection (UMCC, or JEL), the Uni...

    Authors: D. Rabern Simmons, Anne E. Bonds, Buck T. Castillo, Rebecca A. Clemons, Alex D. Glasco, Jillian M. Myers, Natasha Thapa, Peter M. Letcher, Martha J. Powell, Joyce E. Longcore and Timothy Y. James

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:20

    Content type: Research

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  3. Draft genomes of the fungal species Ambrosiella cleistominuta, Cercospora brassicicola, C. citrullina, Physcia stellaris, and Teratosphaeria pseudoeucalypti are presented. Physcia stellaris is an important lichen...

    Authors: P. Markus Wilken, Janneke Aylward, Ramesh Chand, Felix Grewe, Frances A. Lane, Shagun Sinha, Claudio Ametrano, Isabel Distefano, Pradeep K. Divakar, Tuan A. Duong, Sabine Huhndorf, Ravindra N. Kharwar, H. Thorsten Lumbsch, Sudhir Navathe, Carlos A. Pérez, Nazaret Ramírez-Berrutti…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:19

    Content type: Fungal genomes

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  4. Different hypotheses have been proposed to interpret the observed unusual ITS (internal transcribed spacer) sequences in Ophiocordyceps sinensis. The coexistence of diverged ITS paralogs in a single genome was pr...

    Authors: Yi Li, Lan Jiang, Ke Wang, Hai-Jun Wu, Rui-Heng Yang, Yu-Jing Yan, Kathryn E. Bushley, David L. Hawksworth, Zujian Wu and Yi-Jian Yao

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:18

    Content type: Research

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  5. Mangrove forests are key tropical marine ecosystems that are rich in fungi, but our understanding of fungal communities associated with mangrove trees and their various organs remains limited because much of t...

    Authors: Nicole Li Ying Lee, Danwei Huang, Zheng Bin Randolph Quek, Jen Nie Lee and Benjamin J. Wainwright

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:17

    Content type: Research

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  6. Bark beetle galleries are complex ecosystems where many microbes and other arthropods co-exist with the beetles. Fungi isolated from these galleries are often referred to as ‘beetle associates’, but the nature...

    Authors: Runlei Chang, Tuan A. Duong, Stephen J. Taerum, Michael J. Wingfield, XuDong Zhou and Z. Wilhelm de Beer

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:15

    Content type: Research

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  7. True fungi (Fungi) and fungus-like organisms (e.g. Mycetozoa, Oomycota) constitute the second largest group of organisms based on global richness estimates, with around 3 million predicted species. Compared to pl...

    Authors: Robert Lücking, M. Catherine Aime, Barbara Robbertse, Andrew N. Miller, Hiran A. Ariyawansa, Takayuki Aoki, Gianluigi Cardinali, Pedro W. Crous, Irina S. Druzhinina, David M. Geiser, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Laszlo Irinyi, Rajesh Jeewon, Peter R. Johnston, Paul M. Kirk…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:14

    Content type: Nomenclature

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  8. Scientific information about biodiversity distribution is indispensable for nature conservation and sustainable management of natural resources. For several groups of animals and plants, such data are availabl...

    Authors: Meike Piepenbring, Jose G. Maciá-Vicente, Jean Evans I. Codjia, Carola Glatthorn, Paul Kirk, Yalemwork Meswaet, David Minter, Boris Armel Olou, Kai Reschke, Marco Schmidt and Nourou Soulemane Yorou

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:13

    Content type: MycoLens

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  9. In this study, the mitogenomes of two Paxillus species were assembled, annotated and compared. The two mitogenomes of Paxillus involutus and P. rubicundulus comprised circular DNA molecules, with the size of 39,1...

    Authors: Qiang Li, Yuanhang Ren, Dabing Xiang, Xiaodong Shi, Jianglin Zhao, Lianxin Peng and Gang Zhao

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:12

    Content type: Research

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  10. Iron is an essential nutrient for all organisms. For pathogenic fungi, iron is essential for the success of infection. Thus, these organisms have developed high affinity iron uptake mechanisms to deal with met...

    Authors: Marielle Garcia Silva, Juliana Santana de Curcio, Mirelle Garcia Silva-Bailão, Raisa Melo Lima, Mariana Vieira Tomazett, Aparecido Ferreira de Souza, Vanessa Rafaela Milhomem Cruz-Leite, Nicolau Sbaraini, Alexandre Melo Bailão, Fernando Rodrigues, Maristela Pereira, Relber Aguiar Gonçales and Célia Maria de Almeida Soares

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:11

    Content type: Research

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  11. The Pleurotus ostreatus species complex is saprotrophic and of significant economic and ecological importance. However, species delimitation has long been problematic because of phenotypic plasticity and morpholo...

    Authors: Jing Li, Li-Hong Han, Xiao-Bin Liu, Zhi-Wei Zhao and Zhu L. Yang

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. Fungi of the complex Paracoccidioides spp. are thermodimorphic organisms that cause Paracoccidioidomycosis, one of the most prevalent mycoses in Latin America. These fungi present metabolic mechanisms that contri...

    Authors: Luiz Paulo Araújo Santos, Leandro do Prado Assunção, Patrícia de Souza Lima, Gabriel Brum Tristão, Matthias Brock, Clayton Luiz Borges, Mirelle Garcia Silva-Bailão, Célia Maria de Almeida Soares and Alexandre Melo Bailão

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:9

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  13. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that Table 1 contained some errors in the GenBank number of BT gene. The correct Table 1 is presented below.

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Ya Liu, Huimin Wang, Xianjing Meng, Xuewei Liu, Cony Decock, Xingyao Zhang and Quan Lu

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:8

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2020 11:3

  14. After publication of our article (Zhang and Zhang 2019) we have been notified us that the nad4L sequence should be corrected in Additional file 1. All sequences in the file should be that of NC_036382 (GenBank...

    Authors: Shu Zhang and Yong-Jie Zhang

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2019 10:15

  15. Cryptococcosis is one of the most common opportunistic infections in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. Although the cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) lateral flow assay (LFA) has been widely used in ...

    Authors: Xuan Wang, Jia-Hui Cheng, Ling-Hong Zhou, Jun-Hao Zhu, Rui-Ying Wang, Hua-Zhen Zhao, Ying-Kui Jiang, Li-Ping Huang, Ching-Wan Yip, Chun-Xing Que, Min Zhu and Li-Ping Zhu

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Mating-type genes are central to sexual reproduction in ascomycete fungi and result in the establishment of reproductive barriers. Together with hybridization, they both play important roles in the evolution o...

    Authors: Xi-Hui Du, Dongmei Wu, Heng Kang, Hanchen Wang, Nan Xu, Tingting Li and Keliang Chen

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  17. Phylogenetic analysis of some foliicolous lichens collected in Hainan Province, China, revealed a new lineage morphologically similar to Porina but phylogenetically related to Strigulaceae (Dothideomycetes), diff...

    Authors: Shu Hua Jiang, David L. Hawksworth, Robert Lücking and Jiang Chun Wei

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:1

    Content type: Research

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  18. Ips subelongatus is a major pest that infects larch plantations over large areas of northern and northeastern China. Ips species are closely associated with ophiostomatoid fungi that are morphologically well-adap...

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Ya Liu, Huimin Wang, Xianjing Meng, Xuewei Liu, Cony Decock, Xingyao Zhang and Quan Lu

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:3

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2020 11:8

  19. Pterulaceae was formally proposed to group six coralloid and dimitic genera: Actiniceps (=Dimorphocystis), Allantula, Deflexula, Parapterulicium, Pterula, and Pterulicium. Recent molecular studies have shown that...

    Authors: Caio A. Leal-Dutra, Gareth W. Griffith, Maria Alice Neves, David J. McLaughlin, Esther G. McLaughlin, Lina A. Clasen and Bryn T. M. Dentinger

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2020 11:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. Draft genome sequences of five Calonectria species [including Calonectria aciculata, C. crousiana, C. fujianensis, C. honghensis and C. pseudoturangicola], Celoporthe dispersa, Sporothrix phasma and Alectoria sar...

    Authors: Feifei Liu, Shuaifei Chen, Maria A. Ferreira, Runlei Chang, Mohammad Sayari, Aquillah M. Kanzi, Brenda D. Wingfield, Michael J. Wingfield, David Pizarro, Ana Crespo, Pradeep K. Divakar, Z. Wilhelm de Beer and Tuan A. Duong

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:22

    Content type: Fungal genomes

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  21. A revised version of Chapter F of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants is presented, incorporating amendments approved by the Fungal Nomenclature Session of the 11th International M...

    Authors: Tom W. May, Scott A. Redhead, Konstanze Bensch, David L. Hawksworth, James Lendemer, Lorenzo Lombard and Nicholas J. Turland

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:21

    Content type: Nomenclature

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  22. Fungi can colonize most of the substrata on Earth. Honey, a sugary food produced by bees (and other insects) has been studied little in terms of its fungal diversity. We have surveyed and evaluated the presenc...

    Authors: E. Rodríguez-Andrade, A. M. Stchigel, A. Terrab, J. Guarro and J. F. Cano-Lira

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:20

    Content type: Research

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  23. Dothideomycetes is the most diverse fungal class in Ascomycota and includes species with a wide range of lifestyles. Previous multilocus studies have investigated the taxonomic and evolutionary relationships o...

    Authors: Claudio G. Ametrano, Felix Grewe, Pedro W. Crous, Stephen B. Goodwin, Chen Liang, Laura Selbmann, H. Thorsten Lumbsch, Steven D. Leavitt and Lucia Muggia

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:19

    Content type: Research

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  24. Clonal reproduction is common in fungi and fungal-like organisms during epidemics and invasion events. The success of clonal fungi shaped systems for their classification and some pathogens are tacitly treated...

    Authors: André Drenth, Alistair R. McTaggart and Brenda D. Wingfield

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:18

    Content type: MycoLens

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  25. Fungal mitochondrial genes are often invaded by group I or II introns, which represent an ideal marker for understanding fungal evolution. A standard nomenclature of mitochondrial introns is needed to avoid co...

    Authors: Shu Zhang and Yong-Jie Zhang

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2020 11:7

  26. Species that cannot be easily distinguished based on morphology, but which form distinct phylogenetic lineages based on molecular markers, are often referred to as cryptic species. They have been proposed in a...

    Authors: Ursula Peintner, Regina Kuhnert-Finkernagel, Viana Wille, Franco Biasioli, Anton Shiryaev and Claudia Perini

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. The ectomycorrhizal genus Lactifluus is known to contain many species complexes, consisting of morphologically very similar species, which can be considered cryptic or pseudocryptic. In this paper, a thorough mol...

    Authors: Lynn Delgat, Glen Dierickx, Serge De Wilde, Claudio Angelini, Eske De Crop, Ruben De Lange, Roy Halling, Cathrin Manz, Jorinde Nuytinck and Annemieke Verbeken

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:14

    Content type: Research

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  28. The relationship between humans and nature is defined by culture. Accordingly, the use, conceptions, and perceptions of resources differ among cultural groups, even among those inhabiting the same region or th...

    Authors: Mara Ximena Haro-Luna, Felipe Ruan-Soto and Laura Guzmán-Dávalos

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:16

    Content type: MycoLens

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  29. Draft genomes of the fungal species Fusarium xylarioides, Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis are presented. In addition an annotation of the genome of Ceratocystis fimbriata is presented. Overall these ge...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Arista Fourie, Melissa C. Simpson, Vuyiswa S. Bushula-Njah, Janneke Aylward, Irene Barnes, Martin P. A. Coetzee, Léanne L. Dreyer, Tuan A. Duong, David M. Geiser, Francois Roets, E. T. Steenkamp, Magriet A. van der Nest, Carel J. van Heerden and Michael J. Wingfield

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:13

    Content type: Fungal genomes

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  30. High-throughput sequencing (HTS) enables the generation of large amounts of genome sequence data at a reasonable cost. Organisms in mixed microbial communities can now be sequenced and identified in a culture-...

    Authors: Vanesa R. Marcelino, Laszlo Irinyi, John-Sebastian Eden, Wieland Meyer, Edward C. Holmes and Tania C. Sorrell

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:12

    Content type: Research

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  31. Tilletia species cause diseases on grass hosts with some causing bunt diseases on wheat (Triticum). Two of the four species infecting wheat have restricted distributions globally and are subject to quarantine reg...

    Authors: Hai D. T. Nguyen, Tahera Sultana, Prasad Kesanakurti and Sarah Hambleton

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:11

    Content type: Research

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  32. The polymorphic black yeast Hortaea werneckii (Capnodiales, Ascomycota) is extremely halotolerant (growth from 0 to 30% [w/v] NaCl) and has been extensively studied as a model for halotolerance in Eukaryotes for ...

    Authors: Polona Zalar, Jerneja Zupančič, Cene Gostinčar, Janja Zajc, G. Sybren de Hoog, Filomena De Leo, Armando Azua-Bustos and Nina Gunde-Cimerman

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:10

    Content type: Research

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  33. In this study, the taxonomic diversity of the Xylodon raduloides species complex (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota) is examined. Specimens were studied using an integrative taxonomic approach that includes molecula...

    Authors: Javier Fernández-López, M. Teresa Telleria, Margarita Dueñas, Andrew W. Wilson, Mahajabeen Padamsee, Peter K. Buchanan, Gregory M. Mueller and María P. Martín

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:9

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  34. Anthracnose of chili (Capsicum spp.) causes major production losses throughout Asia where chili plants are grown. A total of 260 Colletotrichum isolates, associated with necrotic lesions of chili leaves and fruit...

    Authors: Dilani D. de Silva, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Pedro W. Crous, Peter K. Ades, Andi Nasruddin, Orarat Mongkolporn and Paul W. J. Taylor

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:8

    Content type: Research

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  35. Traditionally, fungal growth dynamics were assessed manually, limiting the research to a few environmental conditions and/or fungal species. Fortunately, more automated ways of measurement are gaining momentum...

    Authors: Liselotte De Ligne, Guillermo Vidal-Diez de Ulzurrun, Jan M. Baetens, Jan Van den Bulcke, Joris Van Acker and Bernard De Baets

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:7

    Content type: Research

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  36. High-latitude environments are warming, leading to changes in biological diversity patterns of taxa. Oomycota are a group of fungal-like organisms that comprise a major clade of eukaryotic life and are parasites ...

    Authors: Brandon T. Hassett, Marco Thines, Anthony Buaya, Sebastian Ploch and R. Gradinger

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:6

    Content type: Research

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  37. The Russula globispora lineage is a morphologically and phylogenetically well-defined group of ectomycorrhizal fungi occurring in various climatic areas. In this study we performed a multi-locus phylogenetic stud...

    Authors: Miroslav Caboň, Guo-Jie Li, Malka Saba, Miroslav Kolařík, Soňa Jančovičová, Abdul Nasir Khalid, Pierre-Arthur Moreau, Hua-An Wen, Donald H. Pfister and Slavomír Adamčík

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:5

    Content type: Research

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  38. Aphelids are parasitoids of various algae and diatoms, and in a recent classification are contained in family Aphelidiaceae, phylum Aphelidiomycota, kingdom Fungi. Family Aphelidiaceae (the only family in the phy...

    Authors: Peter M. Letcher and Martha J. Powell

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:4

    Content type: Nomenclature

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  39. Pear ring rot disease, mainly caused by Botryosphaeria dothidea, is widespread in most pear and apple-growing regions. Mycoviruses are used for biocontrol, especially in fruit tree disease. BdCV1 (Botryosphaeria ...

    Authors: Wangcheng Hu, Hui Luo, Yuekun Yang, Qiong Wang, Ni Hong, Guoping Wang, Aiming Wang and Liping Wang

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:3

    Content type: Research

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  40. Lecanosticta acicola causes the disease known as brown spot needle blight (BSNB), on Pinus species. The pathogen is thought to have a Central American centre of origin. This was based on the morphological variati...

    Authors: Ariska van der Nest, Michael J. Wingfield, Paulo C. Ortiz and Irene Barnes

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:2

    Content type: Research

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  41. Fungi in the class Leotiomycetes are ecologically diverse, including mycorrhizas, endophytes of roots and leaves, plant pathogens, aquatic and aero-aquatic hyphomycetes, mammalian pathogens, and saprobes. These f...

    Authors: Peter R. Johnston, Luis Quijada, Christopher A. Smith, Hans-Otto Baral, Tsuyoshi Hosoya, Christiane Baschien, Kadri Pärtel, Wen-Ying Zhuang, Danny Haelewaters, Duckchul Park, Steffen Carl, Francesc López-Giráldez, Zheng Wang and Jeffrey P. Townsend

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2019 10:1

    Content type: Research

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  42. In Table 1 in the paper by Adjic et al. (IMA Fungus 7: 253–263, 2016), the location of the two isolates of Teratosphaeria destructans DRF1168 and DRF1169 was incorrectly given as Sumatra, but should have been Tim...

    Authors: Vera Andjic, Aaron Maxwell, Giles E. StJ. Hardy and Treena I. Burgess

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03500682

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2016 7:702253

  43. Procedures, appointments and outcomes of the Fungal Nomenclature Session (FNS) of the 11th International Mycological Congress (IMC11) are summarized, including the composition of the Fungal Nomenclature Bureau...

    Authors: Tom W. May, Scott A. Redhead, Lorenzo Lombard and Amy Y. Rossman

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449448

    Content type: Myconames

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  44. Authors: Pedro W. Crous and Teun Boekhout

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449437

    Content type: News

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