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  1. The monotypic “bulbilliferous hyphomycete” genus Taxomyces was erected in 1993 for a fungal endophyte isolated from the Yew tree Taxus brevifolia and named Taxomyces andreanae. This fungus was reported to produce...

    Authors: Tian Cheng, Miroslav Kolařík, Luis Quijada and Marc Stadler
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:17
  2. In the present study, we assembled and analyzed the mitogenomes of two Ramaria species. The assembled mitogenomes of Ramaria cfr. rubripermanens and R. rubella were circularized, with sizes of 126,497 bp and 143,...

    Authors: Qiang Li, Lijiao Li, Ting Zhang, Peng Xiang, Qian Wu, Wenying Tu, Zhijie Bao, Liang Zou and Cheng Chen
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:16
  3. Large numbers of marine glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are especially sensitive to changes of climate and surface conditions. They have suffered fast accumulation and melting and retreated quickly in re...

    Authors: Bingqian Zhang, Xiaoguang Li, Guojie Li, Qi-Ming Wang and Manman Wang
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:15
  4. Morels are highly prized edible fungi where sexual reproduction is essential for fruiting-body production. As a result, a comprehensive understanding of their sexual reproduction is of great interest. Central ...

    Authors: Melissa Cravero, Aaron J. Robinson, Patrick Hilpisch, Patrick S. Chain, Saskia Bindschedler and Pilar Junier
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:14
  5. The considerable economic and social impact of the oomycete genus Phytophthora is well known. In response to evidence that all downy mildews (DMs) reside phylogenetically within Phytophthora, rendering Phytophtho...

    Authors: Clive Brasier, Bruno Scanu, David Cooke and Thomas Jung
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:12
  6. Tilletia caries and T. laevis, which are the causal agents of common bunt, as well as T. controversa, which causes dwarf bunt of wheat, threaten especially organic wheat farming. The three closely related fungal ...

    Authors: Somayyeh Sedaghatjoo, Bagdevi Mishra, Monika K. Forster, Yvonne Becker, Jens Keilwagen, Berta Killermann, Marco Thines, Petr Karlovsky and Wolfgang Maier
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:11
  7. Authors: Michael Sun Lul Kwon, Myung Soo Park, Seokyoon Jang, Young Min Lee, Young Mok Heo, Joo-Hyun Hong, Hanbyul Lee, Yeongseon Jang, Ji-Hyun Park, Changmu Kim, Gyu-Hyeok Kim, Young Woon Lim and Jae-Jin Kim
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:9

    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2021 12:13

  8. Sparassis crispa is an edible mushroom exhibiting a wide range of medicinal properties. It is recognized for therapeutic value because of the high β-glucan content in the basidiomes. The broad range of its report...

    Authors: Neha Sharma, Ashwani Tapwal, Rachna Verma, Dinesh Kumar, Eugenie Nepovimova and Kamil Kuca
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:8
  9. In the present study, two mitogenomes from the Filobasidium genus were assembled and compared with other Tremellomycetes mitogenomes. The mitogenomes of F. wieringae and F. globisporum both comprised circular DNA...

    Authors: Qiang Li, Zhijie Bao, Ke Tang, Huiyu Feng, Wenying Tu, Lijiao Li, Yunlei Han, Mei Cao and Changsong Zhao
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:7
  10. Heavy metal (HM) contamination of the environment is a major problem worldwide. The rate of global deposition of HMs in soil has dramatically increased over the past two centuries and there of facilitated thei...

    Authors: Joanna Gajewska, Jolanta Floryszak-Wieczorek, Ewa Sobieszczuk-Nowicka, Autar Mattoo and Magdalena Arasimowicz-Jelonek
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:6
  11. One of the most promising aquaculture species is the Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) with high market value; disease control is crucial to prevent and reduce mortality and monetary losses. Microsporidia (

    Authors: Alejandro López-Verdejo, Francisco E. Montero, Fernando de la Gándara, Miguel A. Gallego, Aurelio Ortega, Juan Antonio Raga and José F. Palacios-Abella
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:5
  12. Some members of Chaetothyriales, an order containing potential agents of opportunistic infections in humans, have a natural habitat in nests of tropical arboreal ants. In these black fungi, two types of ant sy...

    Authors: Yu Quan, Nickolas Menezes da Silva, Bruna Jacomel Favoreto de Souza Lima, Sybren de Hoog, Vania Aparecida Vicente, Veronika Mayer, Yingqian Kang and Dongmei Shi
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:4
  13. Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Lieschen De Vos, Andi M. Wilson, Tuan A. Duong, Niloofar Vaghefi, Angela Botes, Ravindra Nath Kharwar, Ramesh Chand, Barsha Poudel, Habibu Aliyu, Martin J. Barbetti, ShuaiFei Chen, Pieter de Maayer, FeiFei Liu, Sudhir Navathe, Shagun Sinha…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:3
  14. Here we describe a new, haploid and stroma forming species within the genus Epichloë, as Epichloë scottii sp. nov. The fungus was isolated from Melica uniflora growing in Bad Harzburg, Germany. Phylogenetic recon...

    Authors: Torsten Thünen, Yvonne Becker, Murray P. Cox and Samad Ashrafi
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2022 13:2
  15. The mating compatibility in fungi is generally governed by genes located within a single or two unlinked mating type (MAT) loci. Hypsizygus marmoreus is an edible mushroom in the order Agaricales with a tetrapola...

    Authors: Gang Wang, Yuanyuan Wang, Lianfu Chen, Hongbo Wang, Lin Guo, Xuan Zhou, Meijie Dou, Baiyu Wang, Jingxian Lin, Lei Liu, Zhengchao Wang, Youjin Deng and Jisen Zhang
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:35
  16. Fungal-fungal interaction often leads to the change in metabolite profile of both the interacting fungus which may have potential implication in industry or agriculture. In the present study, we performed two ...

    Authors: Samim Dullah, Dibya Jyoti Hazarika, Gunajit Goswami, Tanushree Borgohain, Alokesh Ghosh, Madhumita Barooah, Ashok Bhattacharyya and Robin Chandra Boro
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:33
  17. The genome sequence data of more than 65985 species are publicly available as of October 2021 within the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) database alone and additional genome sequences are ...

    Authors: Tapan Kumar Mohanta and Ahmed Al-Harrasi
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:32
  18. In this study, the complete mitochondrial genome of O. gracilis was sequenced and assembled before being compared with related species. As the second largest mitogenome reported in the family Ophiocordycipitaceae...

    Authors: Aifeire Abuduaini, Yuan-Bing Wang, Hui-Ying Zhou, Rui-Ping Kang, Ming-Liang Ding, Yu Jiang, Fei-Ya Suo and Luo-Dong Huang
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:31
  19. Authors: Tuan Anh Duong, Janneke Aylward, Claudio Gennaro Ametrano, Barsha Poudel, Quentin Carlo Santana, Pieter Markus Wilken, Anke Martin, Kiruba Shankari Arun-Chinnappa, Lieschen de Vos, Isabel DiStefano, Felix Grewe, Sabine Huhndorf, Helge Thorsten Lumbsch, Jostina Raesetsa Rakoma, Barsha Poudel, Emma Theodora Steenkamp…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:30
  20. The relationship between entomopathogenic fungi and their insect hosts is a classic example of the co-evolutionary arms race between pathogen and target host. The present review describes the entomopathogenic ...

    Authors: Agata Kaczmarek and Mieczysława I. Boguś
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:29
  21. The fungi of the order Onygenales can cause important human infections; however, their taxonomy and worldwide occurrence is still little known. We have studied and identified a representative number of clinical f...

    Authors: Ernesto Rodríguez-Andrade, José F. Cano-Lira, Nathan Wiederhold, Alba Pérez-Cantero, Josep Guarro and Alberto M. Stchigel
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:25
  22. The ophiostomatoid fungi are an assemblage of ascomycetes which are arguably best-known for their associations with bark and ambrosia beetles (Curculonidae) and blue stain (sap stain) of many economically importa...

    Authors: Conrad Trollip, Angus J. Carnegie, Quang Dinh, Jatinder Kaur, David Smith, Ross Mann, Brendan Rodoni and Jacqueline Edwards
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:24

    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2021 12:27

  23. Escovopsis is a diverse group of fungi, which are considered specialized parasites of the fungal cultivars of fungus-growing ants. The lack of a suitable taxonomic framework and phylogenetic inconsistencies have ...

    Authors: Quimi Vidaurre Montoya, Maria Jesus Sutta Martiarena, Rodolfo Bizarria Jr., Nicole Marie Gerardo and Andre Rodrigues
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:23
  24. With the change to one scientific name for fungal taxa, generic names typified by species with sexual or asexual morph types are being evaluated to determine which names represent the same genus and thus compe...

    Authors: Joost A. Stalpers, Scott A. Redhead, Tom W. May, Amy Y. Rossman, Jo Anne Crouch, Marc A. Cubeta, Yu-Cheng Dai, Roland Kirschner, Gitta Jutta Langer, Karl-Henrik Larsson, Jonathan Mack, Lorelei L. Norvell, Franz Oberwinkler, Viktor Papp, Peter Roberts, Mario Rajchenberg…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:22
  25. Marine fungi remain poorly covered in global genome sequencing campaigns; the 1000 fungal genomes (1KFG) project attempts to shed light on the diversity, ecology and potential industrial use of overlooked and ...

    Authors: Ole Christian Hagestad, Lingwei Hou, Jeanette H. Andersen, Espen H. Hansen, Bjørn Altermark, Chun Li, Eric Kuhnert, Russell J. Cox, Pedro W. Crous, Joseph W. Spatafora, Kathleen Lail, Mojgan Amirebrahimi, Anna Lipzen, Jasmyn Pangilinan, William Andreopoulos, Richard D. Hayes…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:21
  26. Russula albonigra is considered a well-known species, morphologically delimited by the context of the basidiomata blackening without intermediate reddening, and the menthol-cooling taste of the lamellae. It is su...

    Authors: Ruben De Lange, Slavomír Adamčík, Katarína Adamčíkova, Pieter Asselman, Jan Borovička, Lynn Delgat, Felix Hampe and Annemieke Verbeken
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2021 12:28

  27. Resinicium, belonging to Hymenochaetales, Agaricomycetes, is a worldwide genus of corticioid wood-inhabiting fungi. To improve the knowledge of species diversity within the Hymenochaetales, two dozen specimens fr...

    Authors: Jia Yu, Xue-Wei Wang, Shi-Liang Liu, Shan Shen and Li-Wei Zhou
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:19
  28. The unambiguous application of fungal names is important to communicate scientific findings. Names are critical for (clinical) diagnostics, legal compliance, and regulatory controls, such as biosafety, food se...

    Authors: Andrey Yurkov, Artur Alves, Feng-Yan Bai, Kyria Boundy-Mills, Pietro Buzzini, Neža Čadež, Gianluigi Cardinali, Serge Casaregola, Vishnu Chaturvedi, Valérie Collin, Jack W. Fell, Victoria Girard, Marizeth Groenewald, Ferry Hagen, Chris Todd Hittinger, Aleksey V. Kachalkin…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:18
  29. Four new Keratinophyton species (Ascomycota, Pezizomycotina, Onygenales), K. gollerae, K. lemmensii, K. straussii, and K. wagneri, isolated from soil samples originating from Europe (Austria, Italy, and Slovakia)...

    Authors: Roman Labuda, Andreas Bernreiter, Doris Hochenauer, Alena Kubátová, Hazal Kandemir and Christoph Schüller
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:17
  30. The genus Phytophthora comprises many economically and ecologically important plant pathogens. Hybrid species have previously been identified in at least six of the 12 phylogenetic clades. These hybrids can poten...

    Authors: Kris Van Poucke, Annelies Haegeman, Thomas Goedefroit, Fran Focquet, Leen Leus, Marília Horta Jung, Corina Nave, Miguel Angel Redondo, Claude Husson, Kaloyan Kostov, Aneta Lyubenova, Petya Christova, Anne Chandelier, Slavcho Slavov, Arthur de Cock, Peter Bonants…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:16
  31. Phytopathogenic fungi in the order Diaporthales (Sordariomycetes) cause diseases on numerous economically important crops worldwide. In this study, we reassessed the diaporthalean species associated with prominen...

    Authors: Dhanushka Udayanga, Shaneya D. Miriyagalla, Dimuthu S. Manamgoda, Kim S. Lewers, Alain Gardiennet and Lisa A. Castlebury
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:15
  32. Among many convergently evolved sequestrate fungal genera in Boletaceae (Boletales, Basidiomycota), the genus Octaviania is the most diverse. We recently collected many specimens of Octaviania subg. Octaviania, i...

    Authors: Takamichi Orihara, Rosanne Healy, Adriana Corrales and Matthew E. Smith
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:14
  33. Species of Arthrinium are well-known plant pathogens, endophytes, or saprobes found in various terrestrial habitats. Although several species have been isolated from marine environments and their remarkable biolo...

    Authors: Sun Lul Kwon, Myung Soo Park, Seokyoon Jang, Young Min Lee, Young Mok Heo, Joo-Hyun Hong, Hanbyul Lee, Yeongseon Jang, Ji-Hyun Park, Changmu Kim, Gyu-Hyeok Kim, Young Woon Lim and Jae-Jin Kim
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:13

    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2022 13:9

  34. Aspergillus flavus and its main secondary metabolite AFB1 pose a serious threat to several important crops worldwide. Recently, it has been reported that some PHD family transcription factors are involved in the ...

    Authors: Zhang Mengjuan, Lin Guanglan, Pan Xiaohua, Song Weitao, Tan Can, Chen Xuan, Yang Yanling and Zhuang Zhenhong
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:12
  35. It is now a decade since The International Commission on the Taxonomy of Fungi (ICTF) produced an overview of requirements and best practices for describing a new fungal species. In the meantime the International...

    Authors: M. Catherine Aime, Andrew N. Miller, Takayuki Aoki, Konstanze Bensch, Lei Cai, Pedro W. Crous, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Paul M. Kirk, Robert Lücking, Tom W. May, Elaine Malosso, Scott A. Redhead, Amy Y. Rossman, Marc Stadler, Marco Thines…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:11
  36. “Sanghuang” refers to a group of important traditionally-used medicinal mushrooms belonging to the genus Sanghuangporus. In practice, species of Sanghuangporus referred to in medicinal studies and industry are no...

    Authors: Shan Shen, Shi-Liang Liu, Ji-Hang Jiang and Li-Wei Zhou
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:10
  37. Aspergillus flavus is a common saprophytic filamentous fungus that produces the highly toxic natural compound aflatoxin during its growth process. Synthesis of the aflatoxins, which can contaminate food crops cau...

    Authors: Ruilin Sun, Meifang Wen, Lianghuan Wu, Huahui Lan, Jun Yuan and Shihua Wang
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:9
  38. Protomyces is an understudied genus of yeast-like fungi currently defined as phytopathogens of only Umbelliferae and Compositae. Species relationships and boundaries remain controversial and molecular data are la...

    Authors: Kai Wang, Timo Sipilä and Kirk Overmyer
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:8
  39. Since its resurrection, the resinicolous discomycete genus Sarea has been accepted as containing two species, one with black apothecia and pycnidia, and one with orange. We investigate this hypothesis using three...

    Authors: James K. Mitchell, Isaac Garrido-Benavent, Luis Quijada and Donald H. Pfister
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:6
  40. Draft genomes of Penicillium roqueforti, Fusarium sororula, Chalaropsis populi, and Chrysoporthe puriensis are presented. Penicillium roqueforti is a model fungus for genetics, physiological and metabolic studies...

    Authors: Magriet A. van der Nest, Renato Chávez, Lieschen De Vos, Tuan A. Duong, Carlos Gil-Durán, Maria Alves Ferreira, Frances A. Lane, Gloria Levicán, Quentin C. Santana, Emma T. Steenkamp, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Mario Tello, Jostina R. Rakoma, Inmaculada Vaca, Natalia Valdés, P. Markus Wilken…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:5
  41. The systematic position of the enigmatically mycoparasitic genus Squamanita (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) together with Cystoderma, Phaeolepiota, Floccularia, and Leucopholiota is largely unknown. Recently they wer...

    Authors: Jian-Wei Liu, Zai-Wei Ge, Egon Horak, Alfredo Vizzini, Roy E. Halling, Chun-Lei Pan and Zhu L. Yang
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2021 12:4

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