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Wojnowiciella lonicerae

Wojnowiciella lonicerae (Wijayaw., Camporesi & K.D. Hyde) Hern.-Restr. & Crous, in Hernandez-Restrepo et al., Beih. Sydowia 68: 222 (2016)

Basionym: Wojnowicia lonicerae Wijayaw., Camporesi & K.D. Hyde, in Liu et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-015-0324-y, [145] (2015) (Liu et al. 2015)

Index Fungorum number: IF 817220; Facesofungi number: FoF 00416

Etymology: Named after the generic name of host it occurs.

Holotypus: MFLU 14-0744. (Description from Liu et al. 2015)

Saprobic on branch of Lonicera sp. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Conidiomata 150–175 μm diam., 120–130 μm high, pycnidial, superficial, black, solitary, unilocular, with a central, papillate ostiole. Pycnidial wall 15–30 μm wide, with thick outer layer, dark brown, with 5–8 cell layers, inner layer hyaline, 2–3 layered, with cells of textura angularis. Conidiophores reduced to conidiogenous cells. Conidiogenous cells 1–3 × 1.5–2 μm, simple, smooth, hyaline, enteroblastic, phialidic. Conidia 38–49 × 5–6 μm (x̄ = 42.34 × 5.45 μm, n = 20), pale brown, fusiform to cylindrical, straight to curved, with obtuse apex and base, 8–11-septate, constricted at the septa.

Culture characters: Colonies on PDA olive brown from above and greyish-brown from reverse, cottony, circular, zonate, slow growing, attaining a diam. of 3 cm in 7 days at 18 °C.

Material examined: Italy, Arezzo Province, Pieve Santo Stefano, on dead branch of Lonicera sp. L. (Caprifoliaceae), 15 March 2013, E. Camporesi, IT1246 (MFLU 14-0744, holotype); GUHC 7202, isotype), ex-type living culture, MFLUCC 13-0737, GUCC 10.

GenBank: ITS: KP744471, LSU: KP684151, SSU: KP684152.

Notes: see Hernández-Restrepo et al (2016).