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  1. Content type: Research

    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

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    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

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  3. Content type: MycoLens

    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

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  4. Content type: Fungal genomes

    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

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  5. Content type: Research

    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

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  6. Content type: Research

    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

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  7. Content type: Research

    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

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  8. Content type: Research

    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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  9. Content type: Research

    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

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  10. Content type: Research

    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

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  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Research

    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

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  13. Content type: Nomenclature

    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

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  14. Content type: Research

    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

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  15. Content type: Research

    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

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  16. Content type: Research

    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

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  17. Content type: Correction

    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

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

  18. Content type: Myconames

    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

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  19. Content type: Myconames

    Results are provided for the Guiding Vote on the seven formal proposals to amend the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants to be decided by the Fungal Nomenclature Session (FNS) of the X...

    Authors: Tom W. May and Andrew N. Miller

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449447

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  20. Content type: Mycolens

    As public policies and conservation requirements for biodiversity evolve there is a need for a term for the kingdom Fungi equivalent to Fauna and Flora. This need is considered to be urgent in order to simplif...

    Authors: Francisco Kuhar, Giuliana Furci, Elisandro Ricardo Drechsler-Santos and Donald H. Pfister

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449441

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  21. Content type: News

    Authors: Meredith M. Blackwell, Robert A. Samson, Keith A. Seifert, Brian M. Spooner, David L. Hawksworth and David J. Hill

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449439

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  22. Content type: Report

    Authors: D. Jean Lodge, Sharon A. Cantrell, Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Ali Ammarellou, Ahmed Abdel-Azeem, Ramon Alberto Batista Garcia and Sanjay K. Singh

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449438

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  23. Content type: News

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous and Teun Boekhout

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449437

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  24. Content type: Article

    This genome announcement includes draft genomes from Claviceps purpurea, including C. arundinis, C. humidiphila and C. cf. spartinae. The draft genomes of Davidsoniella eucalypti, Quambalaria eucalypti and...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Miao Liu, Hai D. T. Nguyen, Frances A. Lane, Seamus W. Morgan, Lieschen De Vos, P. Markus Wilken, Tuan A. Duong, Janneke Aylward, Martin P. A. Coetzee, Kasia Dadej, Z. Wilhelm De Beer, Wendy Findlay, Minette Havenga, Miroslav Kolařík, Jim G. Menzies…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902401

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  25. Content type: Article

    Rozella is a genus of endoparasites of a broad range of hosts. Most species are known by their morphology and host specificity, while only three have been examined ultrastructurally and had portions of their geno...

    Authors: Peter M. Letcher and Martha J. Powell

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902383

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  26. Content type: Article

    Cytospora species are destructive canker and dieback pathogens of woody hosts in natural and agroecosystems around the world. In this genus, molecular identification has been limited due to the paucity of multi-l...

    Authors: Daniel P. Lawrence, Leslie A. Holland, Mohamed T. Nouri, Renaud Travadon, Ara Abramians, Themis J. Michailides and Florent P. Trouillas

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902333

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  27. Content type: Article

    The genus Cercospora includes many important plant pathogens that are commonly associated with leaf spot diseases on a wide range of cultivated and wild plant species. Due to the lack of useful morphological feat...

    Authors: Mounes Bakhshi, Mahdi Arzanlou, Asadollah Babai-ahari, Johannes Z. Groenewald and Pedro W. Crous

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902299

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  28. Content type: Article

    Phylogenetic taxon definitions (PTDs) are explicit, phylogeny-based statements that specify clades. PTDs are central to the system of rank-free classification that is governed by the PhyloCode, but they can also ...

    Authors: David S. Hibbett, Meredith Blackwell, Timothy Y. James, Joseph W. Spatafora, John W. Taylor and Rytas Vilgalys

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902291

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  29. Content type: Article

    In this study, eight species of Chroogomphus are recognized from Europe: C. britannicus, C. aff. filiformis 1, C. fulmineus, C. cf. helveticus, C. mediterraneus, C. cf. purpurascens, C. rutilus, and C. subfulmine...

    Authors: Ross Scambler, Tuula Niskanen, Boris Assyov, A. Martyn Ainsworth, Jean-Michel Bellanger, Michael Loizides, Pierre-Arthur Moreau, Paul M. Kirk and Kare Liimatainen

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902271

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  30. Content type: Article

    The genus Salispina was recently described for saprotrophic estuarine oomycetes with aculeolate or spiny sporangia. The genus currently contains three species, S. intermedia, S. lobata, and S. spinosa, the latter...

    Authors: Reuel M. Bennett, Mark Kevin Devanadera, Gina R. Dedeles and Marco Thines

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902259

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  31. Content type: Article

    Ring rot, one of the most destructive diseases of apple worldwide, is caused primarily by Botryosphaeria dothidea and 8. kuwatsukai. Here, we sequenced the genomes of 8. dothidea strain PG45 (44.3 Mb with 5.12 % ...

    Authors: Bo Wang, Xiaofei Liang, Mark L. Gleason, Rong Zhang and Guangyu Sun

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902243

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  32. Content type: Article

    The biosynthetic pathway for amanitins and related cyclic peptides in deadly Amanita (Amanitaceae) mushrooms represents the first known ribosomal cyclic peptide pathway in the Fungi. Amanitins are found outside o...

    Authors: Hong Luo, Qing Cai, Yunjiao Lüli, Xuan Li, Rohita Sinha, Heather E. Hallen-Adams and Zhu L. Yang

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:902225

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  33. Content type: News

    Authors: Keith A. Seifert, Amy Y. Rossman, Donald H. Pfister, David W. Minter, Anthony Whalley, Teun Boekhout, Meike Piepenbring and Dominik Begerow

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449474

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  34. Content type: News

    Authors: Manon van den Hoeven-Verweij

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449473

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  35. Content type: MycoNames

    A commentary is provided on the seven formally published proposals to modify the provisions of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) that will be dealt with by the Fungal Nomen...

    Authors: Tom W. May and Scott A. Redhead

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449482

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  36. Content type: MycoNames

    Seven proposals to modify the provisions of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) at the 11th International Mycological Congress (IMC11) in July 2018 had been received by the p...

    Authors: Luis A. Parra, Juan C. Zamora, David L. Hawksworth, David S. Hibbett, Paul M. Kirk, Robert Lücking, Gerhard Rambold, Konstanze Bensch, Yi-Jian Yao, Vincent Robert and Dagmar Triebel

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449481

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