Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Dothideomycetes >>  Order: Dothideomycetes 
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 Scientific Name: Pseudocercospora fatouae

Pseudocercospora fatouae Goh & Hsieh. Cercospora and similar fungi from Taiwan. Maw Chang Book Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 1990.

 Description: Leaf spots indistinct on upper surface. Fruiting hypophyllous, dark olivaceous, effuse, angular, 1-5 mm wide, confluent. Stromata lacking. Secondary mycelium external: hyphae pale olivaceous, 2-4 μm wide, closely septate, branched, bearing secondary conidiophores terminally and laterally. Primary conidiophores up to 5 in a divergent fascicle, olivaceous to pale yellowish brown, uniform in colour, irregular in width, plainly and closely multiseptate, constricted at the septa, branched, tortuous and geniculate, subtruncate or broadly rounded at the apex, 40-80 × 3.5-6 μm; conidial scars unthickened. Secondary conidiophores similar in respect to primary conidiophores, 15-50 × 3.5-6 μm. Conidia subhyaline to pale olivaceous, obdavato-cylindric to filiform, mostly slightly curved, plainly multiseptate, constricted, subobtuse to rounded at the apex, subtruncate at the base, 45-95 × 3-5 μm, hilum unthickened and inconspicuous.

Taiwan, Taichung, 2 Aug. 1928, holotype in Herb. NTU-PPE.

 Habitat: On leaves of Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai





W. H. Hsieh

 Note: This fungus and Cercospora fatouae P. Hennings (Hedwigia 43:146, 1904) are possibly synonymous.