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  1. Content type: News

    Authors: Keith A. Seifert, Beatrice Senn-Irlet, Anthony J. Whalley, Jens C. Frisvad, Alexander Kovalenko, Yuri Novozhilov, Mark Levitin, Alina Alexandrova, Mikhail Zhurbenko, Asit Baran De, Kiran Ramchandra Ranadive, Gerard Verkley, Amy Rossman, Alexey Chernyshev and Steven Stephenson

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449430

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  2. Content type: Article

    Ratification of appointmentof repositories by the International Mycological Congress is reported. The following two family names are recommended for conservation: Chrysotrichaceae against Pulverariaceae; and the ...

    Authors: Tom W. May

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801189

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  3. Content type: Article

    Previous studies have shown that our understanding of species diversity within Diaporthe (syn. Phomopsis) is limited. In this study, 49 strains obtained from different countries were subjected to DNA sequence ana...

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

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801153

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  4. Content type: Article

    The current paper represents the fourth contribution in the Genera of Fungi series, linking type species of fungal genera to their morphology and DNA sequence data. The present paper focuses on two genera of m...

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous and Johannes Z. Groenewald

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801131

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  5. Content type: Article

    Yeasts of the now unused asexually typified genus Pseudozyma belong to the smut fungi (Ustilaginales) and are mostly believed to be apathogenic asexual yeasts derived from smut fungi that have lost pathogenicity ...

    Authors: Julia Kruse, Gunther Doehlemann, Eric Kemen and Marco Thines

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801117

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  6. Content type: Article

    Brazil harbours a unique ecosystem, the Caatinga, which belongs to the tropical dry forest biome. This region has an important diversity of organisms, and recently several new fungal species have been describe...

    Authors: Jadson D. P. Bezerra, Marcelo Sandoval-Denis, Laura M. Paiva, Gladstone A. Silva, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Cristina M. Souza-Motta and Pedro W. Crous

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:801077

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  7. Content type: Letter

    Authors: Ronald H. Petersen, Henning Knudsen, Svengunnar Ryman and Walter Gams

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449423

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  8. Content type: News

    Authors: Sharon A. Cantrell Rodríguez

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449418

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  9. Content type: Article

    Draft genomes for the fungi Ceratocystis fagacearum, C. harringtonii, Grosmannia penicillata, and Huntiella bhutanensis are presented. Ceratocystis fagacearum is a major causal agent of vascular wilt of oaks and ...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Tuan A. Duong, Almuth Hammerbacher, Magnet A. van der Nest, Andi Wilson, Runlei Chang, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Emma T. Steenkamp, P. Markus Wilken, Kershney Naidoo and Michael J. Wingfield

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702317

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449434

  10. Content type: Article

    Ustilago is a polyphyletic genus of smut fungi found mainly on Poaceae. The development of a taxonomy that reflects phylogeny requires subdivision of Ustilago into smaller monophyletic genera. Several separate sy...

    Authors: Alistair R. McTaggart, Roger G. Shivas, Teun Boekhout, Franz Oberwinkler, Kálmán Vánky, Shaun R. Pennycook and Dominik Begerow

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702309

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  11. Content type: Article

    With the change to one scientific name for fungal species, numerous papers have been published with recommendations for use or protection of competing generic names in major groups of ascomycetes. Although gen...

    Authors: Amy Y. Rossman, W. Cavan Allen, Uwe Braun, Lisa A. Castlebury, Priscila Chaverri, Pedro W. Crous, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Peter Johnston, Lorenzo Lombard, Megan Romberg, Rob A. Samson, Keith A. Seifert, Jeffrey K. Stone, Dhanushka Udayanga and James F. White

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702289

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  12. Content type: Article

    Following the change that eliminated dual naming of sexual and asexual morphs of fungi, generic names of Pezizomycetes have been evaluated to determine which of the competing names should be recommended for use. ...

    Authors: Roseanne Healy, Donald H. Pfister, Amy Y. Rossman, Ludmila Marvanová and Karen Hansen

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702285

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  13. Content type: Article

    Raffaelea (Ophiostomatales) is a genus of more than 20 ophiostomatoid fungi commonly occurring in symbioses with wood-boring ambrosia beetles. We examined ambrosia beetles and plant hosts in the USA and Taiwan fo...

    Authors: D. Rabern Simmons, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Yin-Tse Huang, Craig Bateman, Alina S. Campbell, Tyler J. Dreaden, You Li, Randy C. Ploetz, Adam Black, Hou-Feng Li, Chi-Yu Chen, Michael J. Wingfield and Jiri Hulcr

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702265

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  14. Content type: Article

    Teratosphaeria destructans and T. viscida are serious pathogens causing leaf, bud and shoot blight diseases of Eucalyptus plantations in the subtropics and tropics of South-East Asia (T. destructans) and North Qu...

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

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702253

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  15. Content type: Article

    The classification of two root-infecting fungi, Magnaporthe garrettii and M. griffinii, was examined by phylogenetic analysis of multiple gene sequences. This analysis demonstrated that M. garrettii and M. griffi...

    Authors: Wanporn Khemmuk, Andrew D. W. Geering and Roger G. Shivas

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702247

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  16. Content type: Article

    Kombocles bakaiana gen. sp. nov. is described as new to science. This sequestrate, partially hypogeous fungus was collected around and within the stilt root system of an ectomycorrhizal (ECM) tree of the genus Ua...

    Authors: Michael A. Castellano, Todd F. Elliott, Camille Truong, Olivier Séné, Bryn T. M. Dentinger and Terry W. Henkel

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702239

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  17. Content type: Article

    Bioluminescence has been known from fungi since ancient times, but little work has been done to establish its potential role. There is evidence that some bioluminescent fungi differentially attract potential s...

    Authors: Philip Weinstein, Steven Delean, Tom Wood and Andrew D. Austin

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:702229

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  18. Content type: Article

    The genomes of Armillaria fuscipes, Ceratocystiopsis minuta, Ceratocystis adiposa, Endoconidiophora laricicola, E. polonica, and Pénicillium freii DAOMC 242723 are presented in this genome announcement. These six...

    Authors: Brenda D. Wingfield, Jon M. Ambler, Martin P. A. Coetzee, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Tuan A. Duong, Fourie Joubert, Almuth Hammerbacher, Alistair R. McTaggart, Kershney Naidoo, Hai D. T. Nguyen, Ekaterina Ponomareva, Quentin S. Santana, Keith A. Seifert, Emma T. Steenkamp, Conrad Trollip, Magriet A. van der Nest…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701217

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  19. Content type: Article

    The order Magnaporthales comprises about 200 species and includes the economically and scientifically important rice blast fungus and the take-all pathogen of cereals, as well as saprotrophs and endophytes. Recen...

    Authors: Ning Zhang, Jing Luo, Amy Y. Rossman, Takayuki Aoki, Izumi Chuma, Pedro W. Crous, Ralph Dean, Ronald P. de Vries, Nicole Donofrio, Kevin D. Hyde, Marc-Henri Lebrun, Nicholas J. Talbot, Didier Tharreau, Yukio Tosa, Barbara Valent, Zonghua Wang…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701155

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  20. Content type: Article

    With the advance to one scientific name for each fungal species, the generic names in the class Sordariomycetes typified by sexual and asexual morphs are evaluated based on their type species to determine if they...

    Authors: Martina Réblová, Andrew N. Miller, Amy Y. Rossman, Keith A. Seifert, Pedro W. Crous, David L. Hawksworth, Mohamed A. Abdel-Wahab, Paul F. Cannon, Dinushani A. Daranagama, Z. Wilhelm De Beer, Shi-Ke Huang, Kevin D. Hyde, Ruvvishika Jayawardena, Walter Jaklitsch, E. B. Gareth Jones, Yu-Ming Ju…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701131

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  21. Content type: MycoLens

    Present-day electronic databases of fungal names are 21st century versions of previous compilations for the same purpose. The comprehensive indices attached to books by Persoon and Fries summarized names known...

    Authors: Ronald H. Petersen and David L. Hawksworth

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449412

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  22. Content type: Report

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous, Lorenzo Lombard, John Dearnaley, Gerda Fourie and Ali Ashby

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449409

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  23. Content type: Article

    The genus Amanita has been divided into two monophyletic taxa, Amanita, an ectomycorrhizal genus, and Aspidella, a saprotrophic genus. The controversies and histories about recognition of the two genera based on ...

    Authors: Scott A. Redhead, Alfredo Vizzini, Dennis C. Drehmel and Marco Contu

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701119

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  24. Content type: Article

    A survey of the fynbos biome in South Africa resulted in the isolation of 61 Penicillium species from Protea repens infructescences, air, and soil samples. Fourteen of these belong to Penicillium sect. Exilicauli...

    Authors: Cobus M. Visagie, Keith A. Seifert, Jos Houbraken, Robert A. Samson and Karin Jacobs

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701075

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  25. Content type: Article

    The sequestrate false truffles Elaphomyces favosus, E. iuppitercellus, and E. labyrinthinus spp. nov. are described as new to science from the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon. Elaphomyces adamizans sp. nov. is de...

    Authors: Michael A. Castellano, Bryn T. M. Dentinger, Olivier Séné, Todd F. Elliott, Camille Truong and Terry W. Henkel

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701059

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  26. Content type: Article

    Although Phytophthora species cause serious diseases worldwide, until recently the main focus on disease in natural ecosystems in southern Australia has been on the distribution and impact of P cinnamomi. However...

    Authors: William A. Dunstan, Kay Howard, Giles E. StJ. Hardy and Treena I. Burgess

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701047

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  27. Content type: Article

    Four new Asterolibertia species and a new variety of Cirsosia splendida, all found on native Cerrado plants, belonging to three host families are described, illustrated and named as: A. bahiensis sp. nov. on Eryt...

    Authors: André Luiz Firmino, Carlos Antonio Inácio, Olinto Liparini Pereira and José Carmine Dianese

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:701009

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