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  1. 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
  2. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, 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
  3. Authors: David L. Hawksworth and Manon van den Hoeven-Verweij
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:BF03449473
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Fusarium is a diverse assemblage that includes a large number of species of considerable medical and agricultural importance. Not surprisingly, whole genome sequences for many Fusarium species have been published...

    Authors: Stephanie Van Wyk, Brenda D. Wingfield, Lieschen De Vos, Quentin C. Santana, Nicolaas A. Van der Merwe and Emma T. Steenkamp
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901027
  16. 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
  17. Orchids are critically dependent on fungi for seedling establishment and growth, so the distribution and diversity of orchids might depend on the associated fungal communities. We characterised the communities...

    Authors: Lorenzo Pecoraro, Tancredi Caruso, Lei Cai, Vijai Kumar Gupta and Zhong-Jian Liu
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2018 9:901001
  18. 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

    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2017 8:Art20

  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, 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
  22. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Pedro W. Crous, Laura Fiorella Cadenillas, Giusepe Venturella, Ronald de Vries, Marieka Gryzenhout and D. Jayarama Bhat
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449461
  23. Authors: David L. Hawksworth and D. Jean Lodge
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449460
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

    The original article was published in IMA Fungus 2016 7:Art21

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