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Rot from Septoria artemisiae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Capnodiales
Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
Lindau (1897)
Type genus
Johanson (1884)

The Mycosphaerellaceae are a family of sac fungi. They affect many common plants, such as eucalyptus, the myrtle family,[1] and the Proteaceae.[2] They have a widespread distribution.


The following genera are included in this family:


  1. ^ Pérez, C.A.; Wingfield, M.J.; Altier, N.; Blanchette, R.A. (2012). "Species of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae on native Myrtaceae in Uruguay: Evidence of fungal host jumps". Fungal Biology. doi:10.1016/j.funbio.2012.12.002. ISSN 1878-6146.
  2. ^ Taylor, Joanne E.; Groenewald, J.Z. Ewald; Crous, Pedro W. (2003). "A phylogenetic analysis of Mycosphaerellaceae leaf spot pathogens of Proteaceae". Mycological Research. 107 (6): 653–658. doi:10.1017/S0953756203007950. ISSN 0953-7562.

Further reading[edit]

  • Crous, P.W.; Summerell, B.A.; Carnegie, A.J.; Wingfield, M.J.; Groenewald, J.Z. (2009). "Novel species of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae". Persoonia. 23 (1): 119–146. doi:10.3767/003158509X479531. ISSN 0031-5850.

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