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  1. The genomes of fungi provide an important resource to resolve issues pertaining to their taxonomy, biology, and evolution. The genomes of Amanita jacksonii, Ceratocystis albifundus, a Fusarium circinatum variant,...

    Authors: Magriet A. van der Nest, Lisa A. Beirn, Jo Anne Crouch, Jill E. Demers, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Lieschen De Vos, Thomas R. Gordon, Jean-Marc Moncalvo, Kershney Naidoo, Santiago Sanchez-Ramirez, Danielle Roodt, Quentin C. Santana, Stephanie L. Slinski, Matt Stata, Stephen J. Taerum, P. Markus Wilken…

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502473

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  2. Three Nomenclature Sessions were convened during the 10th International Mycological Congress (IMC10) in Bangkok on 3–8 August 2014. In addition a Questionnaire was given to all delegates. This Report reviews and ...

    Authors: Scott A. Redhead, Vincent Demoulin, David L. Hawksworth, Keith A. Seifert and Nicholas J. Turland

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502449

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  3. The Saprolegnia-Achlya clade comprises species of major environmental and economic importance due to their negative impact on aquaculture and aquatic ecosystems by threatening fishes, amphibians, and crustaceans....

    Authors: Mónica M. Steciow, Enrique Lara, Christophe Paul, Amandine Pillonel and Lassaad Belbahri

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502439

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  4. A survey of freshwater ascomycetes conducted along an elevational gradient in Perú in the Districts of Cusco, Junín, and Madre de Dios yielded specimens of Cancellidium applanatum, Cordana abramovii, Sporoschisma...

    Authors: Steven E. Zelski, Julia A. Balto, Christine Do, Huzefa A. Raja, Andrew N. Miller and Carol A. Shearer

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502425

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  5. Authors: Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard, John W. Taylor, Conrad L. Schoch, Aída Vasco-Palacios, Ana Esperanza Franco-Molano, John Dearnaley, Calum Wilson, Robert Tegg and Vincent Robert

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:BF03449451

    Content type: Report

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  6. Species of Sphaerellopsis (sexual morph Eudarluca) are well-known cosmopolitan mycoparasites occurring on a wide range of rusts. Although their potential role as biocontrol agents has received some attention, the...

    Authors: Thippawan Trakunyingcharoen, Lorenzo Lombard, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Ratchadawan Cheewangkoon, Chaiwat Toanun, Acelino C. Alfenas and Pedro W. Crous

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502391

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  7. The morphologically diverse genus Ceuthospora has traditionally been linked to Phacidium sexual morphs via association, though molecular or cultural data to confirm this relationship have been lacking. The aim of...

    Authors: Pedro W. Crous, William Quaedvlieg, Karen Hansen, David L. Hawksworth and Johannes Z. Groenewald

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:502173

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. His son John Corner (in litt.) has since informed me that the actual date of death was 14 September 1996 — just five months after he was presented with the de Bary award of the IMA.

    Authors: Cherdchai Phosri, María P. Martín and Roy Watling

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:BF03449340

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  13. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard and Paul M. Kirk

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2014 5:BF03449334

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard, Pedro W. Crous and Keith A. Seifert

    Citation: IMA Fungus 2013 4:BF03449309

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. 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

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  24. 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

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  25. 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

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  26. 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

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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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