Moniliophthora

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Moniliophthora
Crinipellis perniciosa mushroom.jpg
Moniliophthora perniciosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Moniliophthora
H.C.Evans, Stalpers, Samson & Benny (1978)
Type species
Moniliophthora roreri
(Cif.) H.C.Evans, Stalpers, Samson & Benny (1978)
Species

M. aurantiaca
M. canescens
M. conchata[1]
M. marginata[2]
M. nigrilineata
M. perniciosa
M. roreri

Moniliophthora is a genus of fungi in the family Marasmiaceae.[3] The genus was described in 1978 with M.  roreri as the type species. This fungus, formerly known as Monilia roreri, causes frosty pod rot, a serious disease of Theobroma cacao.[4]

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  1. ^ Antonín V, Ryoo R, Ka K-H, Sou H-D (2014). "Three new species of Crinipellis and one new variety of Moniliophthora (Basidiomycota, Marasmiaceae) described from the Republic of Korea". Phytotaxa. 170 (2). doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.170.2.2. 
  2. ^ Kerekes JF, Desjardin DE (2009). "A monograph of the genera Crinipellis and Moniliophthora from Southeast Asia including a molecular phylogeny of the nrITS region" (PDF). Fungal Diversity. 37: 101–152. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 434. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  4. ^ Evans HC, Stalpers JA, Samson RA, Benny GL (1978). "On the taxonomy of Monilia roreri, an important pathogen of Theobroma cacao in South America". Canadian Journal of Botany. 56 (20): 2528–32. doi:10.1139/b78-305. 

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