Parmastomyces is a genus of fungi in the family Fomitopsidaceae. The genus was circumscribed by Czech mycologists František Kotlaba and Zdenek Pouzar in 1964, with Tyromyces kravtzevianus Bondartzev & Parm. as the type species. Parmastomyces species cause a brown rot. The genus has a monomitic hyphal system.[1]

Parmastomyces transmutans
Scientific classification

Kotl. & Pouzar (1964)
Type species
Parmastomyces kravtzevianus
(Bondartsev & Parmasto) Kotl. & Pouzar (1964)

The genus name of Parmastomyces is in honour of Erast Parmasto (1928–2012), who was an Estonian mycologist, bio-scientist and botanist and onetime director of the Estonian Institute of Zoology and Botany.[2]

The genus was circumscribed by Paul Claude Silva in Taxon vol.8 on page 63 in 1959.

Species edit

References edit

  1. ^ Kotlába, F.; Pouzar, Z. (1964). "Staining spores of Homobasidiomycetes in cotton blue and its importance for taxonomy". Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis. 69: 131–142.
  2. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. S2CID 246307410. Retrieved January 27, 2022.