The genus Sympodiella, with the type species S. acicola Kendrick, was established in 1958. Sympodiella acicola features conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, solitary, flexuous, geniculate, dark brown; conidiogenous cells solitary, cylindrical and conidia cylindrical with truncate ends, hyaline, smooth (Kendrick, 1958).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species has been found mainly in Europe, in tropical regions, so far there are no records. This fact shows the importance of studying conidial fungi in several parts of the continents, to understand the behavior, distribution and diversity of the group, and thus be able to propose conservation actions.
Distribution: in temperate climate regions
Population and Trends
So far, there are seven valid names for the genus. The species Sympodiella acicola has been found associated with dead leaves in Hong Kong (Lu et al., 2000), United Kingdom (Ellis, 1971; Dennis, 1986), Czech Republic (Minter, 1981; Koukol, 2011), Germany (Tokumasu et al.,1994), Netherlands (Crous et al., 2019) and others country.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Saprobic; dead leaves
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection
The species has distribution, mainly in Europe, there is a record in Hong Kong and the other continents have no reports. In Brazil, there are no records of this species, at least documented so far.
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