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Stagonosporopsis Died. 1912
This genus of plant pathogenic fungi contains around 20 species, including agriculturally important species like Stagonosporopsis cucurbitacearum which causes gummy stem blight in cucurbits.
The genus is characterized by the morphology of the conidiomata and the conidia often having 2 types. The first tpe of conidia is aseptate, hyaline, ellipsoidal to subglobose, thin-walled, and smooth with a size of 3.5–10 × 1.5–3 μm. Those of the 2nd type have up to 3 septa and measure up to 30 × 8 μm.
Type species: Stagonosporopsis boltshauseri
Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: