This genus was defined with conidiophores brown, conidiogenous cells sympodial, with denticles, brown, conidial secession rhexolitic, conidia single, amero, bry, brown (Seifert et al., 2011).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species has little occurrence is considered accidental and can be influenced by specific conditions such as humidity, temperature, leaf decomposition time, nutrient availability, vegetation.
Population and Trends
The genus Perelegamyces is composed of only one species P. parviechinulatus W. B. Kendr. & R. F; Castañeda. Are found in tropical regions and have little distribution.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Saprobic on decaying leaves
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection
TaxonomyLife history & ecology
Use and Trade
Antimicrobial and nematotoxic activity against Meloidogne incognita larvae (Reyes-Estebanez, 2011).
Ethyl acetate extracts of Perelegamyces parviechinulatus inhibited the settling of Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and Rhopalosiphum padi (Hemiptera: Aphididae) (Ruiz-Jiménez et al., 2017).