Clasterosporium caricinum (Fr.) Schwein., Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 4(2): 300. 1832. (Type species).
MycoBank: MB 197664.

Hyphae branched, septate, hyaline to light brown, smooth, 3–6 μm diam. Conidiophores unbranched, straight to curved, 0–3(–7)-septate, hyaline to brown, 9–52(–130) × 4–7 μm. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, determinate or percurrent, cylindrical. Conidia solitary, cylindrical to obclavate, straight to slightly curved, 7–17-septate, hyaline to dark brown, smooth, 70–360 × 11–20 μm, with a truncate base. Hyphopodia lobed, light brown, 14–24 × 10–20 μm. Sexual state unknown (Description from Ellis et al., 1951).

Typification: Unknown.

Gene sequences: Unknown.

Hosts/substrates: On leaves of Carex and Scirpus acutus (Cyperaceae).

Distribution: Canada, Poland, Russia, UK, USA.

Copyright 2022 by The American Phytopathological Society. Reproduced, by permission, from Luo, J., and Zhang, N. 2022. The Rice Blast Fungus and Allied Species: A Monograph of the Fungal Order Magnaporthales ( American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.