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This data has been extracted from databases maintained by the
U.S. National Fungus Collections.
Synonyms listed in the nomenclature report are used in the searches.

This report contains data from the following databases: Nomenclature, Specimens, Fungus-Host, Literature

Jun 13, 2021

Nomenclature data for Gemmamyces piceae

Gemmamyces piceae (Borthw.) Casagr. 1969 (Ascomycetes, Pleosporales)

≡ Cucurbitaria piceae Borthw. 1909

= Megalospora gemmicida Naumov 1927

= Megaloseptoria mirabilis Naumov 1925

Distribution: Asia, Europe.

Substrate: Branchlets.

Disease Note: Bud blight.

Host: Picea spp. (Pinaceae); report from Juncus bufonis (Juncaceae) questionable.

Supporting Literature:

Cerny, K., Peskova, V., Soukup, F., Havrdova, L., Strnadova, V., Zahradnik, D., and Hrabetova, M. 2016. Gemmamyces bud blight of Picea pungens: a sudden disease outbreak in Central Europe. Pl. Pathol. 65: 1267-1278.

Yuan, Z.-Q., and Wang, X.-W. 1995. A taxonomic study of fungi associated with spruce bud blight in China. Mycotaxon 53: 371-376.

Updated on Feb 23, 2018

The Fungus-Host Distributions database has 25 records for Gemmamyces piceae.

Cucurbitaria piceae:

Picea abies: Finland - 6482,Germany - 7983,Scotland - 7983,Sweden - 13197,

Picea asperata Sweden - 6332,

Picea pungens Finland - 6482,Ireland - 7363,

Picea pungens var. glauca Finland - 6482,Scotland - 6482,

Picea sitchensis Scotland - 8300,

Picea sp. Denmark - 11573,Sweden - 47295,

Gemmamyces piceae:

Picea abies: Switzerland - 49964,

Picea pungens Czech Republic - 49964,

Picea schrenkiana China - 29606, 49964,

Picea sp. United Kingdom - 6783,

Megaloseptoria mirabilis:

Juncus bufonius: Argentina - 29714,

Picea abies England - 7077,Finland - 6482,

Picea engelmannii England - 7077,

Picea pungens Russia - 51413,USSR - 7066,

Picea schrenkiana China - 29606, 37549,

The Literature database has 16 records for Gemmamyces piceae.

Cannon, P.F., Hawksworth, D.L., and Sherwood-Pike, M.A. 1985. The British Ascomycotina. An Annotated Checklist. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey, England, 302 pages. (6783)

Cerny, K., Peskova, V., Soukup, F., Havrdova, L., Strnadova, V., Zahradnik, D., and Hrabetova, M. 2016. Gemmamyces bud blight of Picea pungens: a sudden disease outbreak in Central Europe. Pl. Pathol. 65: 1267-1278. (49964)

Chen, M.-M. 2002. Forest fungi phytogeography: Forest fungi phytogeography of China, North America, and Siberia and international quarantine of tree pathogens. Pacific Mushroom Research and Education Center, Sacramento, California, 469 pages. (37549)

Eriksson, O. 1982. Notes on Ascomycetes and Coelomycetes from NW. Europe. Mycotaxon 15: 182-202. (6332)

Eriksson, O.E. 1992. The non-lichenized pyrenomycetes of Sweden. Btjtryck, Lund, Sweden, 208 pages. (13197)

Eriksson, O.E. 2014. Checklist of the non-lichenized ascomycetes of Sweden. Acta Univ. Upsal., Symb. Bot. Upsal. 36: 499. (47295)

Foister, C.E. 1961. The economic plant diseases of Scotland. Techn. Bull. Dept. Agric. Fish. Scotland 1: 1-210. (8300)

Melnik, V.A., and Popushoi, I.S. 1992. [Imperfect fungi on tree and shrubby species: Atlas / Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova. Institute of Plant Physiology, Chisinau] (Translated from Russian) . Shtiintsa, 368 pages. (7066)

Menendez, A., Bertoni, M.D., and Cabral, D. 1995. Comparative study of occurrence of fungal endophytes in Juncus species of Argentina. Nova Hedwigia 60: 583-588. (29714)

Munk, A. 1957. Danish Pyrenomycetes. A Preliminary Flora. Dansk Bot. Ark. 17: 1-491. (11573)

Muskett, A., and Malone, J. 1983. Catalogue of Irish Fungi - IV. Ascomycotina. Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. 83: 151-213. (7363)

Shoemaker, R.A. 1967. Cucurbitaria piceae and associated sphaeropsidales parasitic on spruce buds. Canad. J. Bot. 45: 1243-1248. (6482)

Spaulding, P. 1961. Foreign Diseases of Forest Trees of the World. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 197: 1-361. (7983)

Sutton, B.C. 1980. The Coelomycetes. fungi imperfecti with pycnidia, acervuli and stromata. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey, England, 696 pages. (7077)

Videira, S.I.R., Groenewald, J.Z., Nakashima, C., Braun, U., Barreto, R.W., de Wit, P.J.G.M., and Crous, P.W. 2017. Mycosphaerellaceae - chaos or clarity?. Stud. Mycol. 87: 257-421. (51413)

Yuan, Z.-Q., and Wang, X.-W. 1995. A taxonomic study of fungi associated with spruce bud blight in China. Mycotaxon 53: 371-376. (29606)

The Specimens database has 4 records for Gemmamyces piceae.

Cucurbitaria piceae

Picea pungens - BPI 628603, BPI 628604

Picea sp. - BPI 628602

Megaloseptoria mirabilis

Picea pungens - BPI 389179



U.S. National Fungus Collections. June 13, 2021

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

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Suggested citation: Farr, D.F., & Rossman, A.Y. Fungal Databases, U.S. National Fungus Collections, ARS, USDA. Retrieved June 13, 2021, from /fungaldatabases/

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