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Stalpers, J.A., Redhead, S.A., May, T.W. et al. Competing sexual-asexual generic names in Agaricomycotina (Basidiomycota) with recommendations for use. IMA Fungus 12, 22 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s43008-021-00061-3

Aime, M.C., A.N. Miller, T. Aoki, K. Bensch, L. Cai, P.W. Crous, D.L. Hawksworth, K.D. Hyde, P. Kirk, R. Lücking, T. May, E. Malosso, S.A. Redhead, A. Rossman, M. Stadler, M. Thines, A. Yurkov, N. Zhang, and C.L. Schoch.  2021.  How to publish a new fungal species, or name, version 3.0.  IMA Fungus 12.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s43008-021-00063-1

Lücking, R., M.C. Aime, B. Robbertse, A.N. Miller, T. Aoki, H.A. Ariyawansa, G. Cardinali, P.W. Crous, I.S. Druzhinina, D.M. Geiser, D.L. Hawksworth, K.D. Hyde, L. Irinyi, R. Jeewon, P.R. Johnston, P.M. Kirk, E. Malosso, T.W. May, W. Meyer, H.R. Nilsson, M. Öpik, V. Robert, M. Stadler, M. Thines, D. Vu, A.M. Yurkov, N. Zhang, and C.L. Schoch.  2021.  Fungal taxonomy and sequence-based nomenclature.  Nature Microbiology, published online.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-021-00888-x



Thines, M., T. Aoki, P.W. Crous, K.D. Hyde, R. Lücking, E. Malosso, T.W. May, A.N. Miller, S.A. Redhead, A.M. Yurkov, and D.L. Hawksworth.  2020.  Setting scientific names at all taxonomic ranks in italics facilitates their quick recognition in scientific papers.  IMA Fungus 11(25).  https://doi.org/10.1186/s43008-020-00048-6

Lücking, R., M.C. Aime, B. Robbertse, A.N. Miller, H.A. Ariyawansa, T. Aoki, G. Cardinali, P.W. Crous, I.S. Druzhinina, D.M. Geiser, D.L. Hawksworth, K.D. Hyde, L. Irinyi, R. Jeewon, P.R. Johnston, P.M. Kirk, E. Malosso, T.W. May, W. Meyer, M. Öpik, V. Robert, M. Stadler, M. Thines, D. Vu, A.M. Yurkov, N. Zhang and C.L. Schoch.  2020.  Unambiguous Identification of Fungi: Where Do We Stand and How Accurate and Precise is Fungal DNA Barcoding?  IMA Fungus 11(14).  https://doi.org/10.1186/s43008-020-00033-z



May, T.W., Redhead, S.A., Bensch, K. et al.  2019.  Chapter F of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants as approved by the 11th International Mycological Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 2018. IMA Fungus 10, 21.  doi:10.1186/s43008-019-0019-1



Aime, M.C., L.A. Castlebury, M. Abbasi, D. Begerow, R. Berndt, R. Kischner, L. Marvanová, Y. Ono, M. Padamsee, M. Scholler, M. Thines, and A.Y. Rossman.  2018.  Competing sexual and asexual generic names in Pucciniomycotina and Ustilaginomycotina (Basidiomycota) and recommendations for use. IMA Fungus 9(1): 75–90.  doi:10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.06



Schoch, C.L., M.C. Aime, W. de Beer, P.W. Crous, K.D. Hyde, L. Penev, K.A. Seifert, M. Stadler, N. Zhang, and A.N. Miller.  2017.  Using standard keywords in publications to facilitate updates of new fungal taxonomic names.  IMA Fungus MycoLens 8(2): 70–73.

Robbertse, B., P.K. Strope, P. Chaverri, R. Gazis, S. Ciufo, M. Domrachev, and C.L. Schoch.  2017.  Improving taxonomic accuracy for fungi in public sequence databases: applying ‘one name one species’ in well-defined genera with Trichoderma/Hypocrea as a test case.  Database 1–14.  doi: 10.1093/database/bax072

Hawksworth, D.L., T.W. May, and S.A. Redhead.  2017.  Fungal nomenclature evolving: changes adopted by the 19th International Botanical Congress in Shenzhen 2017, and procedures for the Fungal Nomenclature Session at the 11th International Mycological Congress in Puerto Rico 2018.  IMA Fungus 8(2): 211–218.  doi:10.5598/imafungus.2017.08.02.01

Baral, H.-O., E. Weber, W. Gams, G. Hagedorn, B. Liu, X. Liu, G. Marson, L. Marvanová, M. Stadler, and M. Weiß.  2017.  Generic names in the Orbiliaceae (Orbiliomycetes) and recommendations on which names should be protected or suppressed.  Mycol Progress  doi:10.1007/s11557-017-1300-6



Rossman, A.Y., W.C. Allen, U. Braun, L.A. Castlebury, P. Chaverri, P.W. Crous, D.L. Hawksworth, K.D. Hyde, P. Johnston, L. Lombard, M. Romberg, R.A. Samson, K.A. Seifert, J.K. Stone, D. Udayanga, and J.F. White.  2016.  Overlooked competing asexual and sexually typified generic names of Ascomycota with recommendations for their use or protection.  IMA Fungus 7(2): 289–308.  doi:10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.02.09

Healy, R., D.H. Pfister, A.Y. Rossman, L. Marvanová, and K. Hansen.  2016.  Competing sexual-asexual generic names of Pezizomycetes and recommendations for use.  IMA Fungus 7(2): 285–288.  doi:10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.02.08

Zhang, N., J. Luo, A.Y. Rossman, T. Aoki, I. Chuma, P.W. Crous, R. Dean, R.P. de Vries, N. Donofrio, K.D. Hyde, M.-H. Lebrun, N.J. Talbot, D. Tharreau, Y. Tosa, B. ValentZ. Wang, and J.-R. Xu.  2016.  Generic names in Magnaporthales.  IMA Fungus 7(1): 155–159.  doi:10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.01.09

Taylor, J.W., M. Göker, and J.I. Pitt.  2016.  Choosing one name for pleomorphic fungi: The example of Aspergillus versus Eurotium, Neosartorya and Emericella.  Taxon, in press.  doi: 10.12705/653.10 

Réblová, M., A.N. Miller, A.Y. Rossman, K.A. Seifert, P.W. Crous, D.L. Hawksworth et al. 2016.  Recommendations for competing sexual-asexually typified generic names in Sordariomycetes (except Diaporthales, Hypocreales, and Magnaporthales). IMA Fungus 7(1): 131–153. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2016.07.01.08


Rossman, A.Y., P.W. Crous, K.D. Hyde, D.L. Hawksworth et al. 2015. Recommended names for pleomorphic genera in Dothideomycetes. IMA Fungus 6(2): 507–523. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.02.14

Bissett, J., Gams, W. Jaklitsch, W., Samuels, G.J., 2015. Accepted Trichoderma names in the year 2015. IMA Fungus 6, 263–295. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.02.02

Crous, P.W., Hawksworth, D.L., Wingfield, M.J., 2015. Identifying and Naming Plant-Pathogenic Fungi: Past, Present, and Future. Annu Rev Phytopathol 53, 247–267. doi:10.1146/annurev-phyto-080614-120245

De Hoog, G.S., Chaturvedi, V., Denning, D.W., et al. 2015. Name Changes in Medically Important Fungi and Their Implications for Clinical Practice. J Clin Microbiol 53, 1056–1062. doi:10.1128/JCM.02016-14

Hawksworth, D.L., 2015. Naming fungi involved in spoilage of food, drink, and water. Curr Opin Food Sci 5, 23–28. doi:10.1016/j.cofs.2015.07.004

Hawksworth, D.L., 2015. Proposals to clarify and enhance the naming of fungi under the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. IMA Fungus 6: 199–205.

Rossman, A.Y., Adams, G.C., Cannon, P.F., Castlebury, L.A., Crous, P.W., Gryzenhout, M., Walter, M., 2015. Recommendations of generic names in Diaporthales competing for protection or use. IMA Fungus 6, 145–154. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.01.09



Hawksworth, D.L., 2014. Possible house-keeping and other draft proposals to clarify or enhance the naming of fungi within the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN). IMA Fungus 5, 31–37. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.01.04

Johnston, P.R., Seifert, K. a, Stone, J.K., Rossman, A.Y., Marvanová, L., 2014. Recommendations on generic names competing for use in Leotiomycetes (Ascomycota). IMA Fungus 5, 91–120. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.01.11

Quandt, C.A., Kepler, R.M., Gams, W., Araújo, J.P.M., Ban, S., Evans, H.C., Hughes, D., Humber, R., Hywel-Jones, N., Li, Z., Luangsa-Ard, J.J., Rehner, S. a., Sanjuan, T., Sato, H., Shrestha, B., Sung, G.-H., Yao, Y.-J., Zare, R., Spatafora, J.W., 2014. Phylogenetic-based nomenclatural proposals for Ophiocordycipitaceae (Hypocreales) with new combinations in Tolypocladium. IMA Fungus 5, 121–134. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2014.05.01.12

Samson, R. a., Visagie, C.M., Houbraken, J., Hong, S.-B., Hubka, V., Klaassen, C.H.W., Perrone, G., Seifert, K. a., Susca, a., Tanney, J.B., Varga, J., Kocsubé, S., Szigeti, G., Yaguchi, T., Frisvad, J.C., 2014. Phylogeny, identification and nomenclature of the genus Aspergillus. Stud Mycol 78, 141–173. doi:10.1016/j.simyco.2014.07.004

Visagie, C.M., Houbraken, J., Frisvad, J.C., Hong, S.-B., Klaassen, C.H.W., Perrone, G., Seifert, K. a., Varga, J., Yaguchi, T., Samson, R. a., 2014. Identification and nomenclature of the genus Penicillium. Stud Mycol 78, 343–371. doi:10.1016/j.simyco.2014.09.001

Wijayawardene, N.N., Crous, P.W., Kirk, P.M., et al., 2014. Naming and outline of Dothideomycetes–2014 including proposals for the protection or suppression of generic names. Fungal Divers 69, 1–55. doi:10.1007/s13225-014-0309-2

Yilmaz, N., Visagie, C.M., Houbraken, J., Frisvad, J.C., Samson, R. a., 2014. Polyphasic taxonomy of the genus Talaromyces. Stud Mycol 78, 175–341. doi:10.1016/j.simyco.2014.08.001



Braun, U., 2013. ( 2210 – 2232 ) Proposals to conserve the teleomorph-typified name Blumeria against the anamorph-typified name Oidium and twenty-two teleomorph- typified powdery mildew species names against competing anamorph-typified names ( Ascomycota : Erysiphaceae ). Mycotaxon 62, 1328–1331.

De Beer, Z.W., Seifert, K. a, Wingfield, M.J., 2013. A nomenclator for ophiostomatoid genera and species in the Ophiostomatales and Microascales. Ophiostomatoid fungi Expand Front CBS Biodiv, 245–322.

Jaklitsch, W.M., Voglmayr, H., 2013. New combinations in Trichoderma (Hypocreaceae , Hypocreales). Mycotaxon 126, 143–156. doi:10.5248/126.143

Kirk, P.M., Stalpers, J. a, Braun, U., Crous, P.W., Hansen, K., Hawksworth, D.L., Hyde, K.D., Lücking, R., Lumbsch, T.H., Rossman, A.Y., Seifert, K. a, Stadler, M., 2013. A without-prejudice list of generic names of fungi for protection under the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. IMA Fungus 4, 381–443. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2013.04.02.17

Rossman, A.Y., Seifert, K. a, Samuels, G.J., Minnis, A.M., Schroers, H.-J., Lombard, L., Crous, P.W., Põldmaa, K., Cannon, P.F., Summerbell, R.C., Geiser, D.M., Zhuang, W.-Y., Hirooka, Y., Herrera, C., Salgado-Salazar, C., Chaverri, P., 2013. Genera in Bionectriaceae, Hypocreaceae, and Nectriaceae (Hypocreales) proposed for acceptance or rejection. IMA Fungus 4, 41–51. doi:10.5598/imafungus.2013.04.01.05

Stadler, M., Kuhnert, E., Peršoh, D., Fournier, J., 2013. Mycology : An International Journal on Fungal Biology The Xylariaceae as model example for a unified nomenclature following the “ One Fungus-One Name ” ( 1F1N ) concept. Mycol An Int J Fungal Biol 4, 5–21. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21501203.2013.782478


Update to Draft List of Generic Names for Protection, July 24th


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