Albonectria rigidiuscula

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Albonectria rigidiuscula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Nectriaceae
Genus: Albonectria
Species: A. rigidiuscula
Binomial name
Albonectria rigidiuscula
(Berk. & Broome) Rossman & Samuels (1999)
Synonyms

Calonectria eburnea Rehm (1888)
Calonectria lichenigena Speg. (1889)
Calonectria rigidiuscula (Berk. & Broome) Sacc., (1878)
Calonectria sulcata Starbäck (1899)
Calonectria tetraspora (Seaver) Sacc. & Trotter, (1913)
Fusarium decemcellulare Brick (1908)
Fusarium rigidiusculum W.C.Snyder & H.N.Hansen (1945)
Fusarium spicariae-colorantis Sacc. & Trotter ex De Jonge [as 'spicaria-colorantis']
Nectria rigidiuscula Berk. & Broome (1873)
Scoleconectria tetraspora Seaver (1910)
Spicaria colorans De Jonge (1909)

Albonectria rigidiuscula is a fungal plant pathogen. The anamorph of A. rigidiuscula the fungus Fusarium decemcellulare is associated with inflorescence wilt and vascular necrosis in fruit tree crops such as Mango (Mangifera indica), Longan (Dimocarpus longan) and Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.).[1] F. decemcellulare causes a disease known as cushion gall in Theobroma cacau and other tropical trees.[2]

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