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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Myriangiales
Family: Elsinoaceae
Genus: Sphaceloma
de Bary (1874)
Type species
Sphaceloma ampelinum
de Bary (1874)

S. arachidis
S. coryli
S. menthae
S. perseae
S. poinsettiae
S. pyrinum
S. randii
S. sacchari
S. theae


Kurosawaia Hara (1954)
Melanobasidium Maubl. (1906)
Melanobasis Clem. & Shear (1931)
Melanodochium Syd. (1938)
Melanophora Arx (1957)

Sphaceloma is a genus of ascomycete fungi. Its species are plant pathogens, and cause anthracnose and scab diseases. The widespread genus is estimated to contain 52 species.[2]


  1. ^ "Sphaceloma de Bary 1874". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 647. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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