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Abstract

During a biodiversity survey of Argentinian soil fungi, we recovered a rare -like fungus which was proven to be genetically and morphologically different from known species of (anamorph of ) and relatives and is proposed here as representing a new genus. This genus is mainly characterized by producing sympodial conidia from denticulate conidiogenous cells. This isolate was morphologically identical to and thus the new combination gen. nov., comb. nov. is proposed. Sequence analysis of four regions of three genes, i.e. -tubulin (two loci), calmodulin and the internal transcribed spacer region of the 5.8S rRNA, confirmed our proposal. Both the phylogenetic analysis and morphological studies excluded and from the genus . The former is proposed as a member of the new genus , and the latter has been accommodated in . The type strains of gen. nov., comb. nov., gen. nov., comb. nov. and comb. nov. are respectively CBS 127.84, CBS 311.72 and CBS 129.78.

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