Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Diaporthe ceratozamiae on Ceratozamia robusta, Seiridium banksiae on Banksia marginata, Phyllosticta hymenocallidicola on Hymenocallis littoralis, Phlogicylindrium uniforme on Eucalyptus cypellocarpa, Exosporium livistonae on Livistona benthamii and Coleophoma eucalyptorum on Eucalyptus piperita. Several species are also described from South Africa, namely: Phoma proteae, Pyrenochaeta protearum and Leptosphaeria proteicola on Protea spp., Phaeomoniella niveniae on Nivenia stokoei, Toxicocladosporium leucadendri on Leucadendron sp. and Scorias leucadendri on Leucadendron muirii. Other species include Myrmecridium phragmitis on Phragmites australis (Netherlands) and Camarographium carpini on Carpinus betulus (Russia). Furthermore, Pseudoidriella syzygii on Syzygium sp. represents a novel genus of hyphomycetes collected in Australia. Morphological and culture characteristics along with ITS DNA barcodes are provided for all taxa.

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Keywords ITS DNA barcodes, LSU, novel fungal species, systematics
Journal Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi
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Crous, P.W, Summerell, B.A, Shivas, R.G, Romberg, M, Mel’nik, V.A, Verkley, G.J.M, & Groenewald, J.Z. (2012). Fungal Planet description sheets: 92–106. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 27(1), 130–162.