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  1. To ensure a stable platform for fungal taxonomy, it is of paramount importance that the genetic application of generic names be based on their DNA sequence data, and wherever possible, not morphology or ecolog...

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous, Alejandra Giraldo, David L. Hawksworth, Vincent Robert, Paul M. Kirk, Josep Guarro, Barbara Robbertse, Conrad L. Schoch, Ulrike Damm, Thippawan Trakunyingcharoen and Johannes Z. Groenewald
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501141
  2. The draft nuclear genomes of Diplodia sapinea, Ceratocystis moniliformis s. str., and C. manginecans are presented. Diplodia sapinea is an important shoot-blight and canker pathogen of Pinus spp., C. moniliformis

    Authors: Magriet A. van der Nest, Wubetu Bihon, Lieschen De Vos, Kershney Naidoo, Danielle Roodt, Enrico Rubagotti, Bernard Slippers, Emma T. Steenkamp, P. Markus Wilken, Andrea Wilson, Michael J. Wingfield and Brenda D. Wingfield
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501135
  3. Ophiocordycipitaceae is a diverse family comprising ecologically, economically, medicinally, and culturally important fungi. The family was recognized due to the polyphyly of the genus Cordyceps and the broad div...

    Authors: C. Alisha Quandt, Ryan M. Kepler, Walter Gams, João P. M. Araújo, Sayaka Ban, Harry C. Evans, David Hughes, Richard Humber, Nigel Hywel-Jones, Zengzhi Li, J. Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Stephen A. Rehner, Tatiana Sanjuan, Hiroki Sato, Bhushan Shrestha, Gi-Ho Sung…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501121
  4. In advancing to one scientific name for fungi, this paper treats genera competing for use in the phylogenetically defined class Leotiomycetes except for genera of Erysiphales. Two groups traditionally included in...

    Authors: Peter R. Johnston, Keith A. Seifert, Jeffrey K. Stone, Amy Y. Rossman and Ludmila Marvanová
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501091
  5. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard and Paul M. Kirk
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:BF03449334
  6. Lactarius s. str. represents a monophyletic group of about 40 species in tropical Africa, although the delimitation of the genus from Lactifluus is still in progress. Recent molecular phylogenetic and taxonomic r...

    Authors: Dao Lamèga Maba, Atsu K. Guelly, Nourou S. Yorou, André De Kesel, Annemieke Verbeken and Reinhard Agerer
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501039
  7. The 10th International Mycological Congress (IMC10), to be held in August 2014, will be the last before the 19th International Botanical Congress (IBC) scheduled for July 2017 at which changes in the ICN will be ...

    Authors: David L. Hawksworth
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501031
  8. Colletotrichum caudatum sensu lato is a widespread fungal pathogen of warm-season grasses. The fungus is easily differentiated from other Colletotrichum species through the presence of a unique filiform appendage...

    Authors: Jo Anne Crouch
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501017
  9. Arctostaphylos pungens “Manzanita” is an important shrub in the southwestern USA, and northern and central Mexico. Manzanita bears apple-like fruit that is utilised for a range of edible products. Over the past t...

    Authors: Onésimo Moreno-Rico, Johannes Z. Groenewald and Pedro W. Crous
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501007
  10. The generic name Braunomyces (ascomycetes, asexual morph), with B. dictyosporus as type species, is described, illustrated and discussed, based on material collected in Vietnam on leaf debris of an unidentified b...

    Authors: Vadim A. Mel’nik and Pedro W. Crous
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:501001
  11. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard, Pedro W. Crous and Keith A. Seifert
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:BF03449309
  12. As a first step towards the production of a List of Protected Generic Names for Fungi, a without-prejudice list is presented here as a basis for future discussion and the production of a List for formal adopti...

    Authors: Paul M. Kirk, Joost A. Stalpers, Uwe Braun, Pedro W. Crous, Karen Hansen, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Robert Lücking, Thorsten H. Lumbsch, Amy Y. Rossman, Keith A. Seifert and Mark Stadler
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402381
  13. MycoBank, a registration system for fungi established in 2004 to capture all taxonomic novelties, acts as a coordination hub between repositories such as Index Fungorum and Fungal Names. Since January 2013, re...

    Authors: Vincent Robert, Duong Vu, Ammar Ben Hadj Amor, Nathalie van de Wiele, Carlo Brouwer, Bernard Jabas, Szaniszlo Szoke, Ahmed Dridi, Maher Triki, Samy ben Daoud, Oussema Chouchen, Lea Vaas, Arthur de Cock, Joost A. Stalpers, Dora Stalpers, Gerard J. M. Verkley…
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402371
  14. Two taxa, Hericium yumthangense (Russulales, Agaricomycotina) and Mycoleptodonoides sharmae (Polyporales, Agaricomycotina) are described as new to science from the Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary located in the no...

    Authors: Kanad Das, Joost A. Stalpers and J. Benjamin Stielow
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402359
  15. The draft nuclear genome of Ceratocystis fimbriata, the type species of Ceratocystis, is comprised of 29 410 862 bp. De novo gene prediction produced 7 266 genes, which is low for an ascomycete fungus. The availa...

    Authors: P. Markus Wilken, Emma T. Steenkamp, Michael J. Wingfield, Z. Wilhelm de Beer and Brenda D. Wingfield
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402357
  16. The genus Astraeus is shown to be even more complex than recent studies have found. There are problems defining what the molecular fingerprint is of the generic type species. The present article, based on molecul...

    Authors: Cherdchai Phosri, María P. Martín and Roy Watling
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402347

    The Erratum to this article has been published in IMA Fungus 2014 5:Art8

  17. The Structural and Biochemical Database (SBD), developed as part of the US NSF-funded Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life (AFTOL), is a multi-investigator project. It is a major resource to present and manage m...

    Authors: T. K. Arun Kumar, Meredith Blackwell, Peter M. Letcher, Robert W. Roberson and David J. McLaughlin
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402259
  18. White blister rust (WBR) of sunflower caused by Pustula helianthicola is an important and often underestimated disease in many countries of the world. The epidemiology of the pathogen is not yet fully understood;...

    Authors: Sukanya Soonagahalli Lava, Annerose Heller and Otmar Spring
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402251
  19. A new arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungus was found in Sierra Nevada National Park of Andalucía (Southern Spain). It forms intraradical hyphae, vesicles and arbuscles, typical characteristics of Glomeromycetes. Th...

    Authors: Javier Palenzuela, Concepción Azcón-Aguilar, José-Miguel Barea, Gladstone Alves da Silva and Fritz Oehl
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402243
  20. On the basis of a study of ITS sequences, Vidal et al. (Rev. Iber. Micol. 17: 22, 2000) recommended that the genus Chrysosporium be restricted to species belonging to Onygenales. Using nrLSU genes, we studied the...

    Authors: John I. Pitt, Henrik Lantz, Olga Vinnere Pettersson and Su-lin L. Leong
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402229
  21. Surveying the fungi of alkaline soils in Siberia, Trans-Baikal regions (Russia), the Aral lake (Kazakhstan), and Eastern Mongolia, we report an abundance of alkalitolerant species representing the Emericellopsis-...

    Authors: Alexey A. Grum-Grzhimaylo, Marina L. Georgieva, Alfons J. M. Debets and Elena N. Bilanenko
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402213
  22. In the course of a global survey of the indoor mycobiota, we sampled and analysed settled dust from 87 buildings from 14 countries, using both a modified dilution-to-extinction method and 454-pyrosequencing. Rasa...

    Authors: Joey B. Tanney and Keith A. Seifert
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402205
  23. Tithonia diversifolia, a member of Compositae native to Central America that produces showy sunflower-like flowers, became an invasive weed in other continents after it was introduced as an ornamental. Little is ...

    Authors: Alessandra F. de Fernandes, Bruno E. C. de Miranda, Lidiane L. Duarte and Robert W. Barreto
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402201
  24. Several species of Septoria are associated with leaf and fruit spot of pistachio (Pistacia vera), though their identity has always been confused, making identification problematic. The present study elucidates th...

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous, William Quaedvlieg, Kamil Sarpkaya, Canan Can and Ali Erkılıç
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402187
  25. A new species, Gymnoascus verrucosus sp. nov., isolated from soil from Kalyan railway station, Maharashtra, India, is described and illustrated. The distinctive morphological features of this taxon are its verruc...

    Authors: Rahul Sharma and Sanjay Kumar Singh
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402177
  26. The genus Geolegnia represents a poorly documented group of saprolegnialean oomycetes isolated from soils as free-living organisms. Although it is morphologically similar to the facultative parasitic genus Leptol...

    Authors: Mónica M. Steciow, Enrique Lara, Amandine Pillonel, Sebastián A. Pelizza, Eduardo A. Lestani, Gustavo C. Rossi and Lassaad Belbahri
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402169
  27. Long-term successional dynamics of an inoculum of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) associated with the maize rhizosphere (from traditionally managed agroecosystems in Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico), was foll...

    Authors: Dora Trejo-Aguilar, Liliana Lara-Capistrán, Ignacio E. Maldonado-Mendoza, Ramón Zulueta-Rodríguez, Wendy Sangabriel-Conde, María Elena Mancera-López, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich and Isabelle Barois
    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:402161

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