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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Bionectriaceae
Genus: Bryocentria
Döbbeler (2004)
Type species
Bryocentria brongniartii
(P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Döbbeler (2004)

B. aequinoctialis
B. brongniartii
B. cyanodesma
B. manubriata
B. merospora
B. metzgeriae
B. septinensis

Bryocentria is a genus of fungi in the family Bionectriaceae. The genus was described in 2004 by mycologist Peter Döbbeler. Species in the genus have small orange fruit bodies and excipular cells with pitted walls. They have numerous asci containing two-celled ascospores. Species grow parasitically on bryophytes. The genus originally contained three species: B. cyanodesma, B. metzgeriae, and the type species B. brongniartii;[1] an additional four species were described in 2010.[2]


  1. ^ Döbbeler P. (2004). "Bryocentria (Hypocreales), a new genus of bryophilous Ascomycetes". Mycological Progress. 3 (3): 247–56. doi:10.1007/s11557-006-0095-7. 
  2. ^ Döbbeler P. (2010). "New species and records of Bryocentria – a hypocrealean genus of bryophilous ascomycetes". Karstenia. 50: 11–23. 

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