Taxonomic and phylogenetic re-evaluation of Microdochium, Monographella and Idriella

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dc.contributor.author Hernandez-Restrepo, Margarita
dc.contributor.author Groenewald, Johannes Z.
dc.contributor.author Crous, Pedro W.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-16T11:23:55Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-16T11:23:55Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.description.abstract Based on morphology and DNA sequence data the taxonomic relationships of Microdochium, Mono­graphella and Idriella were reassessed. Microdochium is morphologically and phylogenetically circumscribed, and the sexual genus Monographella treated as synonym on the basis that Microdochium has more species, is more commonly encountered, and more frequently used in literature. An epitype is designated for Microdochium phragmites, and several well-known species are redefined based on their morphology and DNA sequence data (LSU, ITS, BTUB and RPB2). Furthermore, the revision of Microdochium led to six new combinations (M. albescens, M. consociatum, M. fusariisporum, M. maydis, M. opuntiae and M. stevensonii) and six new species (M. citrinidiscum, M. colombiense, M. fisheri, M. neoqueenslandicum, M. seminicola and M. trichocladiopsis) being proposed. Microdochium s.str. belongs to a monophyletic clade, together with Idriella lunata and Selenodriella, representing a new family, Microdochiaceae, in Xylariales. Other species previously accommodated in Microdochium belong to different orders in the Ascomycota. Microdochium gracile belongs to Sordariomycetes (incertae sedis) and Paramicrodochium is proposed to accommodate this species. Microdochium tripsaci belongs to Ephelis in Clavicipitaceae, while M. fusa­rioides belongs to a new genus, Microdochiella in Orbiliales. Idriella s.str. is a monotypic genus phylogenetically closely related to Microdochium. Idriella s.l. separates into different genera in Xylariales (incertae sedis) including Castanediella, Selenodriella, Idriellopsis, Neoidriella and Paraidriella, the last three proposed here as new genera. en_ZA
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dc.identifier.citation Hernandez-Restrepo, M, Groenewald, JZ & Crous, PW 2016, 'Taxonomic and phylogenetic re-evaluation of Microdochium, Monographella and Idriella', Persoonia, vol. 36, pp. 57-82. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0031-5850
dc.identifier.other 10.3767/003158516X688676
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/49948
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures en_ZA
dc.rights © 2015-2016 Naturalis Biodiversity Center & Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.orglicenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/legalcode). en_ZA
dc.subject Sordariomycetes en_ZA
dc.subject Xylariales en_ZA
dc.subject Cereals en_ZA
dc.subject Grasses en_ZA
dc.subject Phytopathogenic fungi en_ZA
dc.title Taxonomic and phylogenetic re-evaluation of Microdochium, Monographella and Idriella en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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