Pestalotiopsis monochaetioides (Doyer) Steyaert, 1949

Fungi, Ascomycota, Sordariomycetes, Xylariales

on Chamaecyparis

Pestalotiopsis monochaetioides on Chamaycyparis lawsoniana

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, Nieuwendam: the conidia are squeezed out of the embedded pycnidia in a clump or string

Pestalotiopsis monochaetioides: conidia

conidia

Pestalotiopsis monochaetioides conidium

a single conidium

gall

The pycnidia occur on dead twigs; whether the fungus is the cause of death is probable, but not certain.

hostplants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

references

Buhr (1964b), Maharachchikumbura, Guo, Chukeatirote, Bahkali & Hyde (2011a).

10/08/2014

mod 28.vi.2017