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Colletotrichum gloeosporioides - A+B) cultures on PDA, C+D) conidia, E+F) appressoria, scale for C-F, shown in C = 20 µm
Author(s): B.S. Weir, P.R. Johnston and U. Damm
Source: Studies in Mycology, 2012, 73, p. 115


This group is an order of ascomycete fungi based on the genus Glomerella Spauld. & H. Schrenk 1903 and its type species Glomerella cingulata (Stoneman) Spauld. & H. Schrenk 1903. That species has been regarded as the teleomorph name for Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. The genus Colletotrichum contains many important plant pathogens causing anthracnose diseases.

This page only deals with plant pathogenic Glomerellales. For other groups see

The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Glomerellales: