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  1. Content type: MycoLens

    In 1993, the Farlow Reference Library of Cryptogamic Botany at Harvard University received a gift of a slim volume, entitled Icones fungorum Niskiensium. Vibrant water colour illustrations of fungi covered the pa...

    Authors: Jason M. Karakehian, William R. Burk and Donald H. Pfister

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449476

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  2. Content type: Article

    Draft genomes of the species Annulohypoxylon stygium, Aspergillus mulundensis, Berkeleyomyces basicola (syn. Thielaviopsis basicola), Ceratocystis smalleyi, two Cercospora beticola strains, Coleophoma cylindrospo...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Gerald F. Bills, Yang Dong, Wenli Huang, Wilma J. Nel, Benedicta S. Swalarsk-Parry, Niloofar Vaghefi, P. Markus Wilken, Zhiqiang An, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Lieschen De Vos, Li Chen, Tuan A. Duong, Yun Gao, Almuth Hammerbacher, Julie R. Kikkert…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901199

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    We reply to two recently published, multi-authored opinion papers by opponents of sequence-based nomenclature, namely Zamora et al. (IMA Fungus 9: 167–175, 2018) and Thines et al. (IMA Fungus 9: 177–183, 2018). W...

    Authors: Robert Lücking, Paul M. Kirk and David L. Hawksworth

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901185

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  4. Content type: Article

    The large number of species still to be discovered in fungi, together with an exponentially growing number of environmental sequences that cannot be linked to known taxa, has fuelled the idea that it might be ...

    Authors: Marco Thines, Pedro W. Crous, M. Catherine Aime, Takayuki Aoki, Lei Cai, Kevin D. Hyde, Andrew N. Miller, Ning Zhang and Marc Stadler

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901177

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  5. Content type: Article

    Nomenclatural type definitions are one of the most important concepts in biological nomenclature. Being physical objects that can be re-studied by other researchers, types permanently link taxonomy (an artific...

    Authors: Juan Carlos Zamora, Måns Svensson, Roland Kirschner, Ibai Olariaga, Svengunnar Ryman, Luis Alberto Parra, József Geml, Anna Rosling, Slavomír Adamčík, Teuvo Ahti, M. Catherine Aime, A. Martyn Ainsworth, László Albert, Edgardo Albertó, Alberto Altés García, Dmitry Ageev…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901167

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  6. Content type: Article

    Five new species belonging to Hermatomyces (Hermatomycetaceae, Pleosporales) are described based on morphological investigations of specimens collected on rotten twigs and stems of various plants in Panama as wel...

    Authors: Ondřej Koukol, Gregorio Delgado, Tina A. Hofmann and Meike Piepenbring

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901107

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  7. Content type: Article

    Species identification of yeasts and other Fungi is currently carried out with Sanger sequences of selected molecular markers, mainly from the ribosomal DNA operon, characterized by hundreds of tandem repeats ...

    Authors: Claudia Colabella, Laura Corte, Luca Roscini, Matteo Bassetti, Carlo Tascini, Joseph C. Mellor, Wieland Meyer, Vincent Robert, Duong Vu and Gianluigi Cardinali

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901091

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  8. Content type: Article

    With the change to one scientific name for pleomorphic fungi, generic names typified by sexual and asexual morphs have been evaluated to recommend which name to use when two names represent the same genus and ...

    Authors: M. Catherine Aime, Lisa A. Castlebury, Mehrdad Abbasi, Dominik Begerow, Reinhard Berndt, Roland Kirschner, Ludmila Marvanová, Yoshitaka Ono, Mahajabeen Padamsee, Markus Scholler, Marco Thines and Amy Y. Rossman

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901075

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  9. Content type: Article

    Leaf-stripe smuts on grasses are a highly polyphyletic group within Ustilaginomycotina, occurring in three genera, Tilletia, Urocystis, and Ustilago. Currently more than 12 Ustilago species inciting stripe smuts ...

    Authors: Julia Kruse, Wolfgang Dietrich, Horst Zimmermann, Friedemann Klenke, Udo Richter, Heidrun Richter and Marco Thines

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901049

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  10. Content type: Article

    The Fusarium fujikuroi species complex (FFSC) is an economically important monophyletic lineage in the genus Fusarium. Incongruence observed among mitochondrial gene trees, as well as the multiple non-orthologous...

    Authors: Gerda Fourie, Nicolaas A. Van der Merwe, Brenda D. Wingfield, Mesfin Bogale, Michael J. Wingfield and Emma T. Steenkamp

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901037

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  11. Content type: Article

    The germ tube burst method (GTBM) was employed to examine karyotypes of 33 Fusarium species representative of 11 species complexes that span the phylogenetic breadth of the genus. The karyotypes revealed that the...

    Authors: Cees Waalwijk, Masatoki Taga, Song-Lin Zheng, Robert H. Proctor, Martha M. Vaughan and Kerry O’Donnell

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901013

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  12. Content type: Erratum

    In Gao et al. (2017), the reference Thompson et al. (2011) was incorrectly cited for its contents. The statement “Thompson et al. (2017) reported significant damage to sunflower in Australia caused by Diaporthe h...

    Authors: Yahui Gao, Fang Liu, Weijun Duan, Pedro W. Crous and Lei Cai

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449470

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    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2017 8:801153

  13. Content type: MycoLens

    The combination of manual curation and the reliance on updates from submitters to the public sequence databases is currently inefficient and impedes the comprehensive and timely release of records with new tax...

    Authors: Conrad L. Schoch, M. Catherine Aime, Wilhelm de Beer, Pedro W. Crous, Kevin D. Hyde, Lyubomir Penev, Keith A. Seifert, Marc Stadler, Ning Zhang and Andrew N. Miller

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449466

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  14. Content type: MycoLens

    The Mycology Collections Portal (MyCoPortal) was established in 2011 to offer a simple, economic solution for institutions worldwide to maintain and serve their fungal collection data online. Although the MyCo...

    Authors: Andrew N. Miller and Scott T. Bates

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449464

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  15. Content type: News

    Authors: Chiharu Nakashima, Liz K. Dann, Roger G. Shivas, Ken G. Pegg, C. André Lévesque, Scott A. Redhead, Gerard Verkleij, T. G. Allan Green, Leopoldo G. Sancho, Gar W. Rothwell, Michael Krings and Carla J. Harper

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449462

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  16. Content type: Report

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous, Laura Fiorella Cadenillas, Giusepe Venturella, Ronald de Vries, Marieka Gryzenhout and D. Jayarama Bhat

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449461

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  17. Content type: Article

    The genomes of Cercospora zeina, Fusarium pininemorale, Hawksworthiomyces lignivorus, Huntiella decipiens, and Ophiostoma ips are presented in this genome announcement. Three of these genomes are from plant patho...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Dave K. Berger, Emma T. Steenkamp, Hye-Jin Lim, Tuan A. Duong, Burton H. Bluhm, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Lieschen De Vos, G. Fourie, Kershney Naidoo, Nicky Olivier, Yao-Cheng Lin, Yves Van de Peer, Fourie Joubert, Bridget G. Crampton, Velushka Swart…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802385

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  18. Content type: Article

    A comprehensive phylogeny representing 142 described and 43 provisionally named Phytophthora species is reported here for this rapidly expanding genus. This phylogeny features signature sequences of 114 ex-types ...

    Authors: Xiao Yang, Brett M. Tyler and Chuanxue Hong

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802355

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  19. Content type: Article

    The ending of dual nomenclatural systems for pleomorphic fungi in 2011 requires the reconciliation of competing names, ideally linked through culture based or molecular methods. The phylogenetic systematics of Hy...

    Authors: Ryan M. Kepler, J. Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Nigel L. Hywel-Jones, C. Alisha Quandt, Gi-Ho Sung, Stephen A. Rehner, M. Catherine Aime, Terry W. Henkel, Tatiana Sanjuan, Rasoul Zare, Mingjun Chen, Zhengzhi Li, Amy Y. Rossman, Joseph W. Spatafora and Bhushan Shrestha

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802335

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  20. Content type: Article

    Two new species in the genus Auritella (Inocybaceae) are described as new from tropical rainforest in Cameroon. Descriptions, photographs, line drawings, and a worldwide taxonomic key to the described species of

    Authors: P. Brandon Matheny, Terry W. Henkel, Olivier Séné, Hailee B. Korotkin, Bryn T. M. Dentinger and M. Catherine Aime

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802287

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  21. Content type: Article

    Diseases caused by species of Calonectria (Ca.) represent a serious threat to the growth and sustainability of Eucalyptus plantations in China. Symptoms caused by these fungi mainly include leaf blight on trees i...

    Authors: JieQiong Li, Michael J. Wingfield, QianLi Liu, Irene Barnes, Jolanda Roux, Lorenzo Lombard, Pedro W. Crous and ShuaiFei Chen

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802259

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  22. Content type: Article

    Endogonales is a lineage of early diverging fungi within Mucoromycota. Many species in this order produce small sporophores (“sporocarps”) containing a large number of zygospores, and many species form symbioses ...

    Authors: Alessandro Desirò, William R. Rimington, Alison Jacob, Natalie Vande Pol, Matthew E. Smith, James M. Trappe, Martin I. Bidartondo and Gregory Bonito

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802245

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  23. Content type: Article

    During surveys of Phytophthora diversity in natural and semi-natural Fagaceae forests in Austria, Italy and Portugal, four new cryptic species were isolated from rhizosphere soil samples. Multigene phylogeny base...

    Authors: Thomas Jung, Marília Horta Jung, Santa Olga Cacciola, Thomas Cech, József Bakonyi, Diána Seress, Saveria Mosca, Leonardo Schena, Salvatore Seddaiu, Antonella Pane, Gaetano Magnano di San Lio, Cristiana Maia, Alfredo Cravador, Antonio Franceschini and Bruno Scanu

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802219

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  24. Content type: Article

    This article summarizes the key changes in the rules relating to the nomenclature of fungi made at the XIX International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen, China, in July 2017. Most significant was the decision t...

    Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Tom W. May and Scott A. Redhead

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:802211

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  25. Content type: Erratum

    In IMA Genome-F-7B (Hammerbacher et al. 2016), the culture number of the sequenced strain of Ceratocystis harringtonii should be corrected from “CBS 110.78” to “CBS 119.78”. The authors regret any confusion this ...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfeld

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449434

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    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2016 7:702317

  26. Content type: Report

    Authors: Andrew Miller, Lei Cai, Pedro W. Crous, Z. Wilhelm De Beer, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Paul M. Kirk, Robert Lücking, H. Thorsten Lumbsch, Tom W. May, Amy Y. Rossman, Keith A. Seifert, Chris I. Schardl, Donald H. Pfister, Sharon A. Cantrell Rodréguez, Conrad L. Schoch…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449429

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  27. Content type: News

    Authors: Sara Maroske, Tom W. May and Max Coleman

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449428

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  28. Content type: Article

    Anther smuts on Silene acaulis and S. uniflora from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK), are analysed using morphological and molecular techniques, and found to represent Microbotryum silenes-acaulis and M. silenes...

    Authors: Paul A. Smith, Matthias Lutz, Rebekka Ziegler and Marcin Piątek

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801107

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  29. Content type: Article

    During 2015, a new basal rot disease was observed on potted plants of Strelitziareginae in an ornamental nursery located in eastern Sicily. Isolations from symptomatic parts of these diseased plants consistently ...

    Authors: Dalia Aiello, Giancarlo Polizzi, Pedro W. Crous and Lorenzo Lombard

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801065

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  30. Content type: Article

    Recent studies using sequence data from eight sequence loci and coalescent-based species delimitation methods have revealed several species-level lineages of Tulasnella associated with the orchid genera Arthrochi...

    Authors: Celeste C. Linde, Tom W. May, Ryan D. Phillips, Monica Ruibal, Leon M. Smith and Rod Peakall

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801027

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  31. Content type: Article

    Dichomitus squalens is a white-rot fungus that colonizes and grows mainly on softwood and is commonly found in the northern parts of Europe, North America, and Asia. We analyzed the genetic and physiological dive...

    Authors: Sara Casado L’opez, Bart Theelen, Serena Manserra, Tedros Yonatan Issak, Johanna Rytioja, Miia R. Mäkelä and Ronald P. de Vries

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801017

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  32. Content type: Article

    The majority of plant pathogens are fungi and many of these adversely affect food security. This minireview aims to provide an analysis of the plant pathogenic fungi for which genome sequences are publicaNy av...

    Authors: Janneke Aylward, Emma T. Steenkamp, Léanne L. Dreyer, Francois Roets, Brenda D. Wingfield and Michael J. Wingfield

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801001

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