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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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

  7. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, 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
  8. 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
  9. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Sara Maroske, Tom W. May and Max Coleman
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2017 8:BF03449428
  10. 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
  11. 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

    The Erratum to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2017 8:Art12

  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Authors: Ronald H. Petersen, Henning Knudsen, Svengunnar Ryman and Walter Gams
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449423
  21. Authors: David L. Hawksworth and Sharon A. Cantrell Rodríguez
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2016 7:BF03449418
  22. 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

    The Erratum to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2017 8:Art8

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2018 9:Art11

  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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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