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Remarks (internal):Fifty-two species have been recognised in this genus (Sivanesan, 1977) of which fifteen are known to have anamorphs. Parasites of economic importance causing diseases like apple scab, peach scab, poplar shoot blight, poplar scab and cherry scab. The anamorph is usually parasitic and the teleomorph acts as an overwintering structure by developing in fallen overwintered leaves. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:VENTURIA Sacc. nom. cons., Syll. Fung. 1: 586, 1882.
Phaeosphaerella P. Karsten, Meddel.Soc.Fauna Flora Fenn. 16: 28, 1888.
Asterula (Sacc.), Sacc., Syll. Fung. 9: 375, 1891.
Sphaerellopsis Kleb., Haupt- and Nebenfr. Ascom.: 168, 1918, non Cooke, 1883.
Spilosticta H. Sydow, Annls mycol. 21: 171, 1923.
Endostigme H. Sydow, Annls mycol. 21: 173, 1923.
Endocoleroa Petrak, Sydowia 22: 388, 1968(1969).
Lectotype sp.: V. inaequalis (Cooke) Winter in Thüm., Mycol.Univ. no. 261 (in sched.) 1875.
Anamorphs: Cladosporium Link: Fr., Fusicladium Bonorden, Pollaccia Baldacci & Cif., Spilocaea Fr.
Pseudothecia immersed in the host substrate, barely to markedly erumpent at the apex, separate or aggregated, sometimes as locules in a stroma or below a blackened clypeus, setose around the ostiole. The wall is composed of somewhat thick-walled pseudoparenchymatic cells on the outside and thin walled cells toward the inside. Asci 8 spored, rarely 4-8 spored, cylindrical, stalked. Ascospores septate above or below the middle sometimes in the middle, olive green to pale brown or dark brown, smooth or slightly verruculose to echinulate, oblong, elliptic, clavate, ellipsoid to ovoid, not or constricted at the septum, with or without a thin gelatinous sheath. Pseudoparaphyses filiform, septate, branched, hyaline.
Anamorphs: Cladosporium Link: Fr.: Colonies velvety, floccose or hairy. Stroma sometimes present. Conidiophores straight or flexuous, mostly unbranched or branched at the apical region forming a stipe and
head, smooth to verrucose, brown. Ramo-conidia often present. Conidiogenous cells polyblastic, integrated, sympodial, cicatrized with usually prominent scars, terminal and intercalary, sometimes discrete. Conidia in chains, simple, dry, acropleurogenous, cylindrical, doliiform, ellipsoidal, fusiform, ovoid, globose or subglobose, often with a distinctly protuberant scar at each end or just at the base, smooth, verruculose or echinulate, olivaceous brown to brown, 0-3 or occasionally more septate.
Fusicladium Bonorden: Mycelium immersed. Stroma often present. Conidiophores simple or occasionally once branched, septate, usually fasciculate, bursting through the cuticle of the host plant. Conidiogenous cells integrated, terminal, polyblastic, sympodial, cicatrized. Scars usually conspicuously thickened, prominent, sometimes situated at the end of short lateral projections, numerous and often crowded, giving a nodular appearance to the conidiophore. Conidia single or occasionally in short chains, dry, variable often tending to be fusiform, truncate at the base and pointed at the apex, 0-3 septate, pale to olivaceous brown, frequently minutely verruculose.
Pollaccia Baldacci & Cif.: Sporodochia scattered sometimes confluent. Mycelium immersed forming radial plates. Stroma present in or below the epidermis. Conidiophores simple, smooth, crowded, hyaline to olive. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, determinate or percurrent, cylindrical, ampulliform or doliiform. Conidia solitary, dry, simple, cylindrical, rounded at the apex and truncate at the base, ellipsoidal or obclavate, hyaline or olivaceous, smooth or verrucose, 1-2 septate, often constricted at the apex.
Spilocaea Fr.: Mycelium mostly immersed forming radial plates. Stroma often present. Conidiophores mostly simple, straight or flexuous, brown, smooth. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, integrated, terminal, percurrent, often with numerous distinct annellations, cylindrical, ampulliform or lageniform. Conidia solitary, dry, acrogenous, simple, usually obpyriform or obclavate, truncate at the base, pale to olivaceous brown, smooth or verruculose, mostly 0-1 septate, sometimes with 2 or more septa, occasionally constricted at the septa.
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