Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Pseudocercospora malloticola

Pseudocercospora malloticola Goh & Hsieh, Cercospora and similar fungi from Taiwan. Maw Chang Book Company, Taipei, Taiwan: 124-125. 1990.

 Description: Leaf spots suborbicular, 1-4 mm wide, grayish brown, with a dark line border. Fruiting am-phigenous but more abundant on the lower surface. Stromata only a few brown cells or up to 30 μm wide. Conidiophores up to 10 in a fascicle, olivaceous to pale olivaceous brown, more or less cylindric, straight, not branched, 1-3 septate, slightly constricted at the septa, not geniculate, rounded or subtruncate at the apex, 25-65 × 3-5 μm; conidial scars unthick-ened. Conidia pale olivaceous to pale olivaceous brown, cylindric, straight or slightly curved, 2-10 septate, rounded at the apex, obconically truncate at the base, 35-85 × 4-5 μm; hilum unthickened.

Taiwan, Taipei, 20 Dec. 1924, holotype in Herb NTU-PPE

 Habitat: On leaves of Mallotus japonicus (Thunb.) Muell.-Arg.



Sawada, K. 1943b.


W. H. Hsieh

 Note: Sawada (1943b) regarded this fungus as Cercospora malloti Ell. & Ev. However, Cercospora malloti Ellis & Everhart (Jour. Mycol. 4:114, 1888) differs from this fungus by its conspicuously thickened conidial scars and hyaline acicular colidia.