C. lindemuthianum on bean pods
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Glomerellales
Family: Glomerellaceae
Genus: Colletotrichum

Colletotrichum acutatum
Colletotrichum agaves
Colletotrichum arachidis
Colletotrichum capsici
Colletotrichum cereale
Colletotrichum coccodes
Colletotrichum crassipes
Colletotrichum dematium
Colletotrichum derridis
Colletotrichum destructivum
Colletotrichum fragariae
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Colletotrichum gossypii
Colletotrichum graminicola
Colletotrichum higginsianum
Colletotrichum kahawae
Colletotrichum lindemuthianum
Colletotrichum lini
Colletotrichum mangenotii
Colletotrichum musae
Colletotrichum nigrum
Colletotrichum orbiculare
Colletotrichum pisi
Colletotrichum sublineolum
Colletotrichum trichellum
Colletotrichum trifolii
Colletotrichum truncatum

Colletotrichum (sexual stage: Glomerella) is a genus of fungi that are obligate symbionts to plants in the form of endophytes. Many of the species in this genus are plant pathogens, although some species may express a mutualistic life-style in non-disease hosts.[1]


  1. ^ Rodriguez, Rusty and Regina Redman. (2008). "More than 400 million years of evolution and some plants still can’t make it on their own: plant stress tolerance via fungal symbiosis". Journal of Experimental Botany 59 (5): 1109–14. doi:10.1093/jxb/erm342. PMID 18267941. 

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