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Spribille T, Tuovinen V, Resl P, Vanderpool D, Wolinski H, Aime MC, Schneider K, Stabentheiner E, Toome-Heller M, Thor G, Mayrhofer H, Johannesson H, McCutcheon JP. 2016. Basidiomycete yeasts in the cortex of ascomycete macrolichens. Science 353: 488–492.



Aime MC, Nzuzi AM, Lautenschlager T. 2024. Moniliophthora perniciosa in Angola, Africa – the first record in the Eastern Hemisphere. Plant Disease 108:1152-1156. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-07-23-1396-SR


Gómez-Zapata PA, Díaz‑Valderrama JR, Fatemi S, Ruiz-Castro CO, Aime MC. 2024. Characterization of the fungal genus Sphaerellopsis associated with rust fungi: Species diversity, host-specificity, biogeography, and in vitro mycoparasitic events of S. macroconidialis on the southern rust of corn, Puccinia polysora. IMA Fungus 15:18. doi: /10.1186/s43008-024-00145-w


Harvey R, Davis DD, Simmons DR, Aime MC. 2024. First report of Puccinia recondita rust on native jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) in Pennsylvania. Plant Disease 108:813. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-23-2288-PDN


Jumbam B, Amiri Z-B, Dandurand L-M, Zasada IA, Aime MC. 2024.Analyses of fungal communities from culture-dependent and -independent studies reveal novel mycobiomes associated with Globodera and Heterodera species. Phytobiomes: In press. doi: 10.1094/PBIOMES-11-23-0122-R


Kaishain P, Layug CRK, Anderson M, Berg D, Aime MC. 2024. Introducing Rust HUBB, the rust herbarium-based universal barcode Blast tool. IMA Fungus 15: 3. doi: 10.1186/s43008-023-00132-7


Llanos-Gomez KJ, Aime MC, Diaz-Valderrama JR. 2024. The surface of leaves and fruits of Peruvian cacao is home for several Hannaella yeast species including the new species Hannaella theobromatis sp. nov. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 117:43. doi: 10.1007/s10482-024-01936-2


Raudabaugh DB, Aime MC. 2024. A survey of bacteria and fungi associated with leaves, rhizophylls, and vesicles of the carnivorous plant Genlisea hispidula (Lentibulariaceae).  Diversity 16:77 doi: 10.3390/d16020077

Tremble K, Henkel T, Bradshaw A, Domnauer C, Brown LM, Tham LX, Furci G, Aime MC, Moncalvo JM, Dentinger B. 2024. Phylogenomics, biogeography, and trait evolution of the Boletaceae (Boletales, Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota).  Mycologia: In press. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2314963

Ullah S, Afshan NS, Ishaq A, Riaz M, Flaz M, Khalid AN, Aime MC. 2024. Notes on species of Sporisorium and Ustilago from Pakistan. Mycological Progress 23:6. doi: 10.1007/s11557-023-01942-0​

Urbina H, Aime MC. 2024. First U.S. continental record of coffee leaf rust (Hemileia vastatrix) on coffee (Coffea arabica) in southwest Florida, U.S.A.. Plant Disease 108:228. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-23-1869-PDN

Wood AR, Aime MC. 2024. Phylogenetics of the rust fungi (Pucciniales) of South Africa, with notes on their life histories and possible origins. Mycologia:  (In press.)  doi: 10.1080/00275514.2024.2334189




Abbasi M, Aime MC, Yadav B, Brar GS. 2023. First report of Uromyces rumicis on Rumex crispus in Canada. Plant Disease 107: 224.. doi 10.1094/PDIS-04-22-0846-PDN

Abbasi M, Brar GS, Aime MC. 2023. First report of Melampsora ferrinii (Pucciniales) on Babylon willow (Salix babylonica) in Iran.  Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. in press. doi: 10.1080/07060661.2023.2266405


Abbasi M, Rubio Rojas K, Gomez-Zapata P, Diaz-Valderrama JR, Aime MC. 2023. Uromyces savulescui on statice (Limonium sinuatum) in the Americas and reevaluation of its reported geographic range.  Plant Disease 107: 3311. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-07-23-1461-PDN


Anger N, Held B, Blanchette RA, Ono Y, Aime MC, Smith JA. 2023. Ironwood/Hophornbeam Leaf Rust (IHLR), an emergent disease across the southeastern United States affiliated to Melampsoridium asiaticum. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 6:1212192. doi: 10.3389/gc.2023.12121.


Bradshaw MJ, Aime MC, Rokas A, Maust A, Moparthi S, Jennings K, Pane AM, Hendricks D, Pandey B, Li Y, Pfister DH. 2023. Extensive intragenomic variation in the internal transcribed spacer region of fungi.  iScience 26: 107317


Díaz-Valderrama JR, Rubio-Rojas K, Fernández NB, Kijpornyongpan T, Phillips-Mora W, Weil CF, Gribskov M, Aime MC. 2023. Genome sequence of the cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri belonging to the invasive A1B1 mating type: a resource for genomic efforts in cacao pathology. PhtyoFrontiers: In press. doi: 10.1094/PHYTOFR-11-22-0128-A


Gomez-Zapata PA, Davis DD, Aime MC. 2023. Rust disease caused by Uredinopsis osmundae on balsam fir, Canaan fir, white fir, and sensitive fern reported from Pennsylvania, USA. Plant Health Progress 24: 397-398. doi: 10.1094/PHP-P-11-22-0115-BR

Harvey R, Davis DD, Simmons DR, Aime MC. 2023. First report of Puccinia lagenophorae on Senecio vulgaris in Pennsylvania. Plant Disease 107: 2542.  doi: 10.1094/PDIS-10-22-2492-PDN

Huamán-Pilco AF, Torres-de la Cruz M, Aime MC, Leiva-Espinoza ST, Oliva-Cruz SM, Díaz-Valderrama JR. 2023. First report of thread blight caused by Marasmius tenuissimus on cacao (Theobroma cacao) in Peru.  Plant Disease 107: 219. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-22-0420-PDN

Kaishian P, Davis DD, Moorman GW, Aime MC. 2023. Phragmidium rosae-multiflorae on Rosa multiflora reported from Pennsylvania, USA. Plant Disease 107:571. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-22-1073-PDN

Lambert C, Shao L, Zenga H, Surup F, Saetang P, Aime MC, Husbands DR, Rottner K, Stradal TEB, Stadler M. 2023. Cytochalasans produced by Xylaria karyophthora and their biological activities. Mycologia 115: 277-287. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2023.2188868

Lautenschläger T, Aime MC, Clausnitzer V, Langer L, Meller P, Müller F, Nuss M, Teutloff N, Ernst R. 2023. Green gem of the Northern Escarpment: biodiversity and endemism of the Serra do Pingano Forest Ecosystem. Namibian Journal of Environment 8: 161-172.


Molina L, Rajchenberg M, Aime MC, Pildain MB. 2023. Assessing fungal endophyte diversity: A comparative study of three automated metabarcoding pipelines. Darwiniana 11:402-419. doi: 0.14522/darwiniana.2023.112.1127


Nuytinck J, Henkel TW, Delgat L, Milisav K, Noordermeer C, Verbeken A, Aime MC. 2023.  Russulaceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. IV. New species forming a distinct lineage of Lactarius subg. Plinthogalus.  Mycologia 115: 69-86. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2022.2125712

Raudabaugh DB, Aime MC. 2023. Culturable diversity of lichen-associated yeasts through enrichment strategies. Ecologies 4: 152-170. doi: org/10.3390/ecologies4010012

Strullu-Derrien C, Goral T, Spencer ART, Kenrick P, Aime MC, Gaya E, Hawksworth DL. 2023. A fungal plant pathogen discovered in the Devonian Rhynie Chert. Nature Communications 14: 7932. doi: org/10.1038/s41467-023-43276-1


Thines M, Seebens H, Aime MC, Shivas RG, Kiss L, Essl F, Schertler A.  2023. Host switching and geographic expansions in (hemi)biotrophic plant pathogens.  pp. 123-148. In: Poggeler S, James T (Eds). The Mycota 14: Evolution of Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms. 2nd Ed. Springer, Cham, Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-29199-9



Aime MC, Abassi M. 2022. Erysiphales of Indiana.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences 130:65-94.


Boshoff WHP, Wood AR, Visser B, Bender CM, Joubert L, Richter J, Aime MC, Pretorius ZA. 2022. The life cycle of Puccinia digitariae on Digitaria eriantha and Solanum species in South Africa.  Mycologia 114: 319-336. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2022.2031493

Check JC, Aime MC, Byrne JM, Chilvers MI. 2022. First Report and Occurrence of Southern Rust (Puccinia polysora) on Corn (Zea mays) in Michigan. Plant Disease 106(8): doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-21-2569-PDN


Díaz-Valderrama JR, Zambrano R, Cedeño-Amador S, Córdova-Bermejo U, Casas GG, Garcia-Zurita N, Sánchez-Arévalo JAJ, Arévalo-Gardini E, Dávila D, Ruiz J, Pinchi-Dávila X, Quispe-Chacón ZR, Chia-Wong JA, Hurtado-Gonzales OP, Rodriguez-Callañaupa CA, Maldonado-Fuentes C, Pérez-Callizaya E, Leiva-Espinoza S, Oliva-Cruz M, Guevara-Ruiz DM, Torres-Rojas E, Johnson E, Phillips-Mora W, Aime MC. Diversity in the invasive cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri is shaped by agriculture.  Plant Pathology 71:1721-1734. doi: 10.1111/ppa.13603


Fatemi S, Haelewaters D, Urbina H, Brown S, Houston ML, Aime MC. 2022. Sporobolomyces lactuca sp. nov. (Pucciniomycotina, Microbotryomycetes, Sporidiobolales), an abundant component of Romaine lettuce phylloplanes. Journal of Fungi 8: 302. doi: 10.3390/jof8030302


Gomez-Zapata PA, Smith ME, Frank MS, Aime MC. 2022. First report of Pucciniastrum boehmeriae in North America, causing rust disease in bog hemp.  Plant Health Progress 23:476-477. doi: 10.1094/PHP-02-22-0016-BR


Haelewaters D, Hiller T, Ceryngier P, Eschen R, Gorczak M, Houston ML, Kislo K, Knapp M, Landeka N, Pfliegler WP, Zach P, Aime MC,  Oldřich O. Do biotic and abiotic factors influence the prevalence of a common parasite of the invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis?  Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10: 773423. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.773423


Haelewaters D, Stallman JK, Henkel TW, Aime MC. 2022.  Molecular phylogenetic analyses and micromorphology reveal placement of the enigmatic tropical discomycete Polydiscidium in Sclerococcum (Sclerococcales, Eurotiomycetes). Mycologia 114: 626-641. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2022.2048625


Kaishian PP, Creswell T, Bonkowski J, Aime MC. 2022. First report of smoketree rust, caused by Pileolaria cotini-coggygriae, in the Midwest USA.  Plant Health Progress: (in press). doi: 10.1094/PHP-08-22-0080-BR

Koch RA, Bach CE, Pirro, S Aime MC. 2022. Draft genome of an unusual ectomycorrhizal fungus, Pseudotulostoma volvatum. Microbiology Resource Announcements 11: e00801-21. doi: 10.1128/mra.00801-21

Koch RA, Brann M, Aime MC. 2022. Viability of fungal rhizomorphs used in bird nest construction in tropical rainforests. Symbiosis: doi: 10.1007/s13199-022-00856-x


Kumar AM, Pradeep CK, Aime MC. 2022. New species and new records of Crepidotus (Crepidotaceae) from India. Mycological Progress 21: 311-326. doi: 10.1007/s11557-021-01751-3


Lee JJ, Aime MC, Rajwa B, Bae E. 2022. Machine learning-based classification of mushrooms using smartphone application. Applied Sciences 12:11685.

McTaggart AP, James TY, Idnurm A, Park RF, Shuey LS, Demers MNK, Aime MC. 2022.  Sexual reproduction is the null hypothesis for life cycles in rust fungi. PLOS Pathogens 18(5): e1010439. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010439

Molina L, Rajchenberg M, de Errasti A, Vogel B, Coetzee MPA, Aime MC, Pildain MB. 2022. Sapwood mycobiome vaies across host, plant compartment and environments in Nothofagus forests from Northern Patagonia.  Molecular Ecology (in press): doi: 10.1111/mec16771


Ramírez-Camejo LA, Eamvijarn A, Díaz-Valderrama JR, Karlsen-Ayala E, Koch RA, Johnson E, Pruvot-Woehl S, Meija LC, Montagnon C, Maldonado-Fuentes C, Aime MC. 2022. Global analysis of Hemileia vastatrix populations shows clonal reproduction for the coffee leaf rust pathogen throughout most of its range.  Phytopathology 112: 643-652. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-06-21-0255-R


Ramírez-Camejo, Keith LM, Matsumoto T, Sugiyama L, Fukada M, Brann M, Moffitt A, Liu JRA, Aime MC. 2022. Coffee leaf rust (Hemileia vastatrix) from the recent invasion into Hawaii shares a genotypic relationship with Latin-American populations. Journal of Fungi 8:189. doi: 10.3390/jof8020189

Tabe A, Aime MC, Yorou NS, Piepenbring M. 2022. New records and data on rust fungi (Pucciniales, Basidiomycota) in Benin.  Phytotaxon 548: 127-145. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.548.2.1

Trigiano RN, Boggess SL, Odoi M, Hadziabdic D, Bernard EC, Aime MC. 2022. First Report of Coleosporium helianthi Infecting Helianthus verticillatus (Whorled Sunflower) in the United States. Plant Disease 106:1985. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-21-2496-PDN.

van de Peppel LJJ, Aime MC, Læssøe3 T, Pedersen OS, Coimbra VRM, Kuyper TW, Stubbe D, Aanen DK, Baroni TH. 2022. Four new genera and six new species of lyophylloid agarics (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) from three different continents. Mycological progress 21: 85. doi: 10.1007/s11557-022-01836-7




Aime MC, Miller A, Aoki T, Bensch K,  Cai L, Crous PW, Hawksworth DL, Hyde K, Kirk P,  Lücking R, May T, Malosso E, Redhead SA, Rossman A,  Stadler M, Thines M, Yurkov Y,  Zhang N, Schoch L. 2021. How to publish a new fungal species, or name, version 3.0.  IMA Fungus 12:11. doi: 10.1186/s43008-021-00063-1

Boekhout T, Aime MC, Begerow D, Gabaldon T, Heitman J, Kemler M, Khayhan K, Lachance A, Louis EJ, Sun S, Vu D, Yurkov A. 2021  The evolving species concepts used for yeasts: from phenotypes to genomes to speciation networks. Fungal Diversity 109: 27-55. doi. 10.1007/s13225-021-00475-9

Crous, P, Rossman A, Aime MC, Allen WC, Burgess T, Groenewald JZ, Castlebury LA. 2021. Names of phytopathogenic fungi: a practical guide.  Phytopathology 111:1500-1508. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-11-20-0512-PER


Delevich C, Koch RA, Dentinger BTM, Aime MC, Henkel TW. 2021. Ectomycorrhizal fungal community assembly on seedlings of a Neotropical monodominant tree. Biotropica 53: 1486-1497. doi: 10.1111/btp.12989


Duplessis S, Lorrain C, Petre B, Figueroa M,  Dodds PN, Aime MC. 2021. Host adaptation and virulence in heteroecious rust fungi. Annual Review of Phytopathology 59: 403-422. doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-020620-121149


Gómez-Zapata P, Haelewaters D, Quijada L, Pfister DH, Aime MC. 2021. Notes on Trochila (Ascomycota, Leotiomycetes), with new species and combinations. MycoKeys 78:21-47. doi: 10.3897/mycokeys.78.62046

Haelewaters D, Peterson RA, Nevalainen H, Aime MC. 2021. Inopinatum lactosum gen. & comb. nov., the first yeast-like fungus in Leotiomycetes. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 71: 004862. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004862

Haelewaters D, Schoutteten N, Medina-van Berkum P, Martin TE, Verbeken A, Aime MC. 2021. Pioneering a fungal inventory at Cusuco National Park, Honduras. Journal of Mesoamerican Biology 1(1): 111-131. [pdf]


Haelewaters D, Urbina H, Brown S, Newerth-Hansen S, Aime MC. 2021. Isolation and molecular characterization of the romaine lettuce phylloplane mycobiome. Journal of Fungi 7:277. doi: 10.3390/jof7040277.

Kaishian P, Haelewaters D, Rios Gonzalez T, Liu L, Villareal Saucedo RV, Aime MC. 2021.  Laboulbenia (Laboulbeniales, Ascomycota) on Gerridae (Heteroptera, Insecta): a new species and new species records from Panama. Journal of Mesoamerican Biology 1: 1-12.


Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC. 2021. Comparative transcriptomics reveal the divergence of mechanisms for hyphal growth across four plant-associated dimorphic fungi. Fungal Genetics and Biology 152: 103565. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2021.103565

Koch RA, Yoon GM, Aryal UK, Lail K, Amirebrahimi M, LaButti K, Lipzen A, Riley R, Barry K, Henrissat B, Grigoriev I, Herr JR, Aime MC. 2021.  Symbiotic nitrogen-fixation in the reproductive structures of a basidiomycete fungus.  Current Biology 31: 3905-3914. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.06.033


Lücking R, Aime MC, Robbertse B, Miller AN, Aoki T, Ariyawansa HA, Cardinali G, Crous PW, Druzhinina IS, Geiser DM, Hawksworth DL, Hyde KD, Irinyi L, Jeewon R, Johnston PR, Kirk PM, Malosso E, May TW, Meyer W, Nilsson HR, Öpik M, Robert V, Stadler M, Thines M, Vu D, Yurkov AM, Zhang N, Schoch CL. 2021. Fungal taxonomy and sequence-based nomenclature. Nature Microbiology 6:540-548. doi: 10.1038/s41564-021-00888-x


Mešić A, Haelewaters D, Tkalčec Z, Liu J, Kušan I, Aime MC, Pošta A.  2021. Inocybe brijunica sp. nov., a new ectomycorrhizal fungus from Mediterranean Croatia revealed by morphology and multilocus phylogenetic analysis.  Journal of Fungi 7:199. doi: 10.3390/jof7030199.


Mighell KS, Henkel TW, Koch RA, Chin ML, Brann MA, Aime MC. 2021. Amanita in the Guineo-Congolian rainforest: Epitypes and new species from the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon. Mycologia 113:168-190. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2020.1816386

Okane I, Ono Y, Ohmachi K, Aime MC, Yamaoka Y. 2021. Phylogenetic relationships among fern rust fungi and Desmella lygodii comb. nov. Mycoscience 62: 364-372. doi: 10.47371/mycosci.2021.06.006

Rhiney K, Guido Z, Knudson C, Avelino J, Bacon CM, Leclerc G, Aime MC, Bebber DP. 2021. Epidemics and the future of coffee production. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 118 (27):  e2023212118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2023212118


Aime MC, McTaggart AR. 2020. A higher-rank classification for rust fungi, with notes on genera. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 7:21-47. 10.3114/fuse.2021.07.02


Amoako-Attah I, Shahin AS, Aime MC, Odamtten GT, Cornelius E, Nyaku ST, Kumi-Asare E, Yahaya HB, Bailey BA. 2020. Identification and characterization of fungi causing thread blight diseases on cacao in Ghana. Plant Disease 104: 3033–3042. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-20-0565-RE


Bruckart WL, Thomas JL, Abbasi M, Aime MC, Frederick RD, Tancos MA. 2020. Uromyces rebeccae sp. nov., a newly described rust on the federally endangered plant, California sea-blite (Suaeda califonrinica). Mycologia 112:543-551. : doi: 10.1080/00275514.2020.17.1739602


de Groot MD, Dumolein I, Hiller T, Sándor AD, Szentiványi T, Schilthuizen M, Aime MC, Verbeken A, Haelewaters D. 2020. On the fly: Tritrophic associations of bats, bat flies, and fungi. Journal of Fungi 6:361. doi: 10.3390/jof6040361


Díaz-Valderrama JR, Leiva-Espinoza ST, Aime MC. 2020. The history of cacao and its diseases in the Americas. Phytopathology 110: 1604–1619. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-05-20-0178-RVW


Haelewaters D, Dima B, Abdel-Hafiz AII, Abdel-Wahab MA, Abul-Ezz SR, Acar I, Aguirre-Acosta E, Aime MC, Aldemir S, Ali M, Ayala-Vásquez O, Bakhit MS, Bashir H, Battistin E, Bendiksen E, Castro-Rivera R, Colak OF, De Kesel A, de la Fuente JI, Dizkirici A, Hussain S, Jansen GM, Kaygusuz O, Khalid AN, Khan J, Kiyashko AA, Larsson E, Martínez-González CR, Morozova OV, Niazi AR, Noordeloos ME, Pham THG, Popov ES, Psurtseva NV, Schoutteten N, Sher H, Türkekul I, Verbeken A, Ahmad H, Afshan NS, Christe P, Fiza M, Glaizot O, Liu J, Majeed J, Markoterr W, Nagy A, Nawaz H, Papp V, Péter Á, Pfliegler WP, Qasim T, Riaz M, Sándor AD, Szentiványi T, voglmayr H, Yousaf N, Krisai-Greihuber I. 2020. Fungal Systematics and Evolution: FUSE 6.  Sydowia 72: 231–356. doi: 10.12905/0380.sydowia72-2020-0271


Haelewaters D, Hiller T, Kemp EA, Van Wielink PS, Shapiro-Ilan DI, Aime MC, Nedvěd O, Pfister DH, Cottrell TE. 2020. Mortality of native and invasive ladybirds co-infected by ectoparasitic and entomopathogenic fungi. PeerJ 8: e10110.  doi:

Haelewaters D, Toome-Heller M, Albu S, Aime MC. 2020. Red yeasts from leaf surfaces and other habitats: three new species and a new combination of Symmetrospora (Pucciniomycotina, Cystobasidiomycetes). Fungal Systematics and Evolution 5:187–196. doi: 10.3114/fuse.2020.05.12

Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC. 2020. Investigating the smuts: Common cues, signaling pathways, and the role of MAT in dimorphic switching and pathogenisis. Journal of Fungi 6: 368. doi: 10.3390/jof6040368


Koch RA, Liu J, Brann M, Jumbam B, Siegel N, Aime MC. 2020. Marasmioid rhizomorphs in bird nests: species diversity, functional specificity and new species from the tropics. Mycologia 112: 1086-1103. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2020.1788892


Kumar AM, Aime MC, Vrinda KB, Pradeep CK. 2020. Two new species and a new record of Crepidotus (Agaricomycetes) from India.  Australian Systematic Botany 33:380-391. doi: 10.1071/SB19033

Laraba I, McCormick SP, Vaughan MM, Proctor RH, Busman M, Appell M, O’Donnell K, Felker FC, Aime MC, Wurdack KJ. 2020. Pseudoflowers produced by Fusarium xyrophilum on yellow-eyed grass (Xyris spp.) in Guyana: a novel floral mimicry system? Fungal Genetics and Biology 144: 103466. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2020.103466


Laraba I, Kim HS, Proctor RH, Busman M, O’Donnell K, Felker FC, Aime MC, Koch RA, Wurdack KJ. 2020. Fusarium xyrophilum sp. nov., a member of the Fusarium fujikuroi species complex recovered from pseudoflowers on yellow-eyed grasses (Xyris spp.) from Guyana. Mycologia 112:39–51. doi: 10.1080/000275514.2019.1668991

Lendemer J, Thiers B, Monfils AK, Zaspel J, Ellwood ER, Bentlley A, Levan K, Bates J, Jennings D, Contreras D, Lagomarsino L, Mabee P, Ford LS, Guralnick R, Gropp RE, Revelez M, Cobb N, Seltmann K, Aime MC. 2020. The extended specimen network: A strategy to enhance US biodiversity collections, promote research and education. Bioscience 70:23–30. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biz140

Li AH, Yuan FX, Groenewald M, Bensch K, Yurkov AM, Li K, Han PJ, Guo LD, Aime MC, Sampaio JP, Jindamorakot S, Turchetti B, Inacio J, Fungsin B, Wang QM, Bai FY. 2020. Diversity and phylogeny of basidiomycetous yeasts from plant leaves and soil: Proposal of two new orders, three new families, eight new genera and one hundred and seven new species. Studies in Mycology 96: 17–140. doi: 10.1016/j.simyco.2020.01.002

Liu J, Haelewaters D, Pfliegler WP, Page RA, Dick CW, Aime MC. 2020. A new species of Gloeandromyces from Ecuador and Panama revealed by morphology and phylogenetic reconstruction, with a discussion of secondary barcodes in Laboulbeniomycetes taxonomy.  Mycologia 112: 1192-1202.  doi: 10.1080/00275514.2020.1781496

Lücking R,  Aime MC,  Robbertse B,  Miller AN,  Ariyawansa HA, Aoki T,  Cardinali G, Crous PW, Druzhinina IS,  Geiser DM,  Hawksworth DL,  Hyde KD, Irinyi L, Jeewon R, Johnston PR,  Kirk PM,  Malosso E,  May TW, Meyer W, Öpik M,  Robert V,  Stadler M,  Thines M,  Vu D,  Yurkov AM,  Zhang N, Schoch CL. 2020. Unambiguous identification of fungi: where do we stand and how accurate and precise is fungal barcoding?  IMA Fungus 11:14. doi:


Molina L, Rajchenbrg M, de Errasti A, Aime MC, Pildain MB. 2020. Sapwood-inhabiting mycobiota and Nothofagus tree mortality in Patagonia: Diversity patterns according to tree species, plant compartment and health condition.  Forest Ecology and Management 462: 117997. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.117997 

Niveiro N, Ramírez NA, Michlig A, Lodge DJ, Aime MC. 2020. Studies of Neotropical tree pathogens in Moniliophthora: A new species, M. mayarum, and new combinations for Crinipellis ticoi and C. brasiliensis. Mycokeys 6:39-54. doi: 10.3897/mycokeys.66.4871

Põlme S, Abarenkov K, Nilsson RH, Lindahl BD, Clemmensen K, Kauserud H, Nguyen N, Kjoller R, Bates ST, Baldrian P, Frøslev TG, Adojaan K, Vizzini A, Suija A, Pfister D, Baral HO, Järv H, Madrid H, Nordén J, Liu JK, Pawlowska J, Põldmaa K, Pärtel K, Runnel K, Hansen K, Larsson KH, Hyde KD, Sandoval-Denis M, Smith ME, Toome-Heller M, Wijayawardene NN, Menolli N, Reynolds NK, Drenkhan R, Maharachchikumbura SSN, Gibertoni TB, Læssøe T, Davis W, Tokarev Y, Corrales A, Soares AM, Agan A, Machado AR, Argüelles-Moyao A, Detheridge A, de Meiras-Ottoni A, Verbeken A, Dutta AK, Cui BK, Pradeep CK, Marín C, Stanton D, Gohar D, Wanasinghe DN, Otsing E, Aslani F, Griffith GW, Lumbsch HT, Grossart HP, Masigol H, Timling I, Hiiesalu I, Oja J, Kupagme JY, Geml J, Manjarrez JA, Ilves K, Loit K, Adamson K, Nara K, Küngas K, Rojas-Jimenez K, Bitenieks K, Irinyi L, Nagy L, Soonvald L, Zhou LW, Wagner L, Aime MC, Öpik M, Mujica MI, Metsoja M, Ryberg M, Vasar M, Murata M, Nelsen MP, Cleary M, Samarakoon MC, Doilom M, Bahram M, Hagh-Doust N, Dulya O, Johnston P, Kohout P, Chen Q, Tian Q, Nandi R, Amiri R, Perera RH, dos Santos Chikowski R, Mendes-Alvarenga RL, Orijel RG, Gielen R, Phookamsak R, Jayawardena RS, Rahimlou S, Karunarathna SC, Tibpromma S, Brown SP, Sepp SK, Mundra S, Luo ZH, Bose T, Vahter T, Netherway T, Yang T, May T, Varga T, Li W, Coimbra VRM, de Oliveira VRT, de Lima VH, Mikryukov VS, Lu Y, Matsuda Y, Miyamoto Y, Kõljalg U, Tedersoo L. 2020.  FungalTraits: a user-friendly traits database of fungi and fungus-like stramenopiles. Fungal Diversity 105: 1–16  doi: org/10.1007/s13225-020-00466-2


Prasanna AN, Gerber D, Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC, Doyle V, Nagy LG. 2020. Model choice, missing data, and taxon sampling impact phylogenomic inference of deep Basidiomycota relationships. Systematic Biology 69: 17–37.

Rush TA, Albu S, Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC. 2020. Farysia magdalena sp. nov. and description of the anamorph of Anthracocystis heteropogonicola from the Americas. Mycological Progress 19:921-934. doi: 0.1007/s11557-020-01610-7​

Song J, Aime MC, Xu B. 2020. Puccinia xinyuanensis sp. nov., the causal agent of rust on wild tulip (Tulipa iliensis) in China. Phytotaxon 459: 87–92. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.459.1.10




Aime MC, Rossman AY, Ono Y, Castlebury LA. 2019. (2688) Proposal to conserve the name Phakopsora (Basidiomycota, Pucciniales) with a conserved type.  Taxon 68:592. doi: 10.1002/tax.12076


Aime MC, Rossman AY, Ono Y, Castlebury LA. 2019. (2689-2690) Proposals to conserve the names Phakopsora pachyrhizi against Uredo erythrinae and U. sojae (Malupa sojae) and Physopella meibomiae (Phakopsora meibomiae) against Aecidium crotalariicola, U. teramni, and U. vignae (M. vignae) (Basidiomycota, Pucciniales).  Taxon 68:593-594. doi: 10.1002/tax.12077


Bruckart WL, Thomas JL, Frederick RD, Aime MC, Abbasi M. 2019. First report of a rust disease caused by Uromyces sp. on Suaeda californica in California. Plant Disease 103: 1784. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-18-1690-PDN

Camiolo S, Toome-Heller M, Aime MC, Haridas S, Grigoriev IV, Porceddu A, Mannazzu I. 2019. An analysis of codon bias in six red yeast species. Yeast 36: 53–64. doi: 10.1002/yea.3359

Ishaq A, Aime MC, Karleson-Ayaloa E, Sadiq U, Afshan NS, Fahad M, Fiaz M, Niazi AR, Khalid AN. 2019. First report of Asian pistachio rust (Pileolaria pistachiae) in Pakistan. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology: doi: 10.1080/07060661.2019.1647882

Jumbam B, Haelewaters D, Koch RA, Dentinger BTM, Henkel TW, Aime MC. 20019. A new and unusual species of Hericium (Basidiomycota: Russulales, Hericiaceae) from the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon. Mycological Progress 18: 1253-1262. doi: 10.1007/s11557-019-01530-1

Kijpornyongpan T, Urbina H, Suh SO, Luangsa-ard JL, Aime MC, Blackwell MB. 2019.  The Suhomyces clade: from single isolate to multiple species to disintegrating sex loci.  FEMS Yeast Research 19: foy125. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/foy125


Largent DL, Henkel TW, Siegel N, Koch RA, Sene O, Hageman KM, Aime MC. 2019. New species of Entolomataceae from Cameroon. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 5: 151-167. doi: 10.3114/fuse.2020.05.10

Mighell KS, Henkel TW, Koch RA, Goss A, Aime MC. 2019. Three new species of Amanita subgen. Lepidella from Guyana. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 3: 1–12. doi: 10.3114/fuse.2019.03.01

Parra PP, Aime MC. 2019. New species of Bannoa described from the tropics and the first report of the genus in South America. Mycologia 111:953–964. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2019.1647397

Pisani C, Patel PC, Rosskopf EN, Abbasi M, Aime MC. 2019. First report of downy mildew caused by Plasmopara halstedii on Ageratum houstonianaum in Florida.  Plant Disease 103: 2968. doi:

Ritzi MV, Russell SD, Aime MC, McNickle GM. 2019. First report of ectomycorrhizal fungus, Laccaria ochropurpurea, associated with Castanea dentata (American chestnut) roots in a mixed-species plantation. Plant Health Progress 20: 140–141. doi: 10.1094/PHP-01-19-0008-BR

Rosskopf EN, Abbasi M, Aime MC. 2019. First report of guineagrass smut caused by Conidiosporomyces ayresii in North America. Plant Disease 103:760. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-18-1410-PDN


Rush TA, Golan J, McTaggart A, Kane C, Schneider RW, Aime MC. 2019. Variation in the internal transcribed spacer region of Phakopsora pachyrhizi and implications for molecular diagnostic assays. Plant Disease 103: 2237-2245. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-08-18-1326-RE

Scholler M, Lutz M, Aime MC. 2019. Repeated formation of correlated species in Tranzschelia (Pucciniales).  Mycological Progress 18: 295–303. doi: 10.1007/s11557-018-1417-2

Ullah S, Abbasi M, Khalid AN, Ishaq A, Fiza M, Aime MC. 2019. Allodus prostii comb. nov., causal agent of tulip rust. Nova Hedwigia 109: 225-232. doi: 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2019/0534



Aime MC, Abbasi MA. 2018. Puccinia modiolae in North America: distribution and natural host range. MycoKeys 39: 63–73. doi: 10.3897/mycokeys.39.27378


Aime MC, Bell C, Wilson AW. 2018. Deconstructing the evolutionary complexity of rust fungi (Pucciniales) and their hosts.  Studies in Mycology 89: 143–152. doi: 10.1016/j.simyco.2018.02.002

Aime MC, Castlebury L, Abbasi M, Begerow D, Berndt R, Kirschner R, Maravanová L, Ono Y, Padamsee M, Scholler M, Thines M, Rossman AY. 2018. Recommendations of generic names competing for use: Pucciniomycotina and Ustilaginomycotina, Basidiomycota. IMA Fungus 9: 75–90. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.06

Aime MC, Kijpornyongpan T, Abbasi M, Wood KR, Flynn T. 2018. A new species of Cintractiella (Ustilaginales) from the volcanic island of Kosrae, Caronie Islands, Micronesia. MycoKeys 42: 1–6. doi: 10.3897/mycokeys.42.27231


Aime MC, Urbina H, Liber JA, Bonito G, Oono R. 2018. Two new endophytic species in Atractiellomycetes, Atractidochium hillariae and Proceropycnis hameedii. Mycologia 110: 136–146.  doi: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1446650

Cannon PF, Aguirre-Hudson B, Aime MC, Ainsworth AM, Bidartondo MI, Gaya E, Hawksworth D, Kirk P, Leitch IJ, Lucking R. 2018. Chapter 1: Definition and diversity. Pp. 4–11. In: State of the World's Fungi 2018. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. 

Davis DD, Harvey RJ, Aime MC. 2018. New records of rust disease caused by Uromyces halstedii in North America. Plant Disease 102: 2382. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-18-0261-PDN

Husbands DR, Aime MC. 2018. Emerging forest diseases: A case study of Greenheart (Chlorocardium spp., Lauraceae) and the newly described fungus, Xylaria karyophthora. Forests 9:365.  doi: 10.3390/f9060365


Husbands DR, Urbina H, Lewis SM, Aime MC. 2018. Xylaria karyophthora: A new seed-inhabiting fungus of Greenheart from Guyana. Mycologia 110: 434–447.  doi: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1457349​

Kenaley SC, Quan M, Aime MC, Bergstrom GC. 2018. New insight into the species diversity and life cycles of rust fungi (Pucciniales) affecting bioenergy switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) in the Eastern and Central United States. Mycological Progress 17:1251–1267. doi: 10.1007/s11557-018-1434-1

Kijpornyongpan T, Mondo SJ, Barry K, Sandor L, Lee J, Lipzen A, Pangilinan J, LaButti K, Hainaut M, Henrissat B, Grigoriev IV, Spatafora JW, Aime MC. 2018. Broad genomic sampling reveals a smut pathogenic ancestry of the fungal clade Ustilaginomycotina.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 35: 1840–1854.  doi: 10.1093/molbev/msy072

Koch RA, Aime MC. 2018. Population structure of Guyanagaster necrorhizus supports termite dispersal for this enigmatic fungus. Molecular Ecology 27: 2667–2679. doi: 10.111/mec.14710

Koch RA, Lodge DJ, Sourell S, Nakasone K, McCoy AG, Aime MC. 2018. Tying up loose threads: revised taxonomy and phylogeny of an avian-dispersed Neotropical rhizomorph-forming fungus. Mycological Progress 17:989–998. doi: 10.1007/s11557-018-1411-8

McTaggart AR, Aime MC. 2018. The species of Coleosporium (Pucciniales) on Solidago in North America. Fungal Biology 122: 800–809. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2018.04.007


Mohali SR, Aime MC. 2018. First report of gladiolus rust caused by Uromyces transversalis in Merida, Venezuela. Plant Disease 102: 444–445.  doi: 10.1094/PDIS-07-17-0093-PDN

Riquelme M, Aime MC, Branco S, Brand A, Brown A, Glass NL, Kahmann R, Momany M, Rokas A, Trail F. 2018. The power of discussion: Support for women at the fungal Gordon Research Conference. Fungal Genetics and Biology 121: 65–67. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2018.009.007

Rosskopf EN, Abbasi M, Aime MC. 2018. First Report of Guineagrass Smut Caused by Conidiosporomyces ayresii in North America. Plant Disease: in press.  doi: 10.1094/PIS-08-18-1410-PDN

Souza ESC, Aime MC, Elias SG, Pinho DB, Miller RNG, Dianese JC. 2018. Crossopsorella, a new tropical genus of rust fungi. Phytotaxa 375: 189–202. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.375.3.1

Spatafora JW, Aime MC, Zhang N, Seifert KA. 2018. A Festschrift in honor of Meredith Blackwell. Mycologia 110: 1–3. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1466586​

Thines M, Crous PW, Aime MC, Aoki T, Cai L, Hyde KD, Miller AN, Zhang N, Stadler M. 2018. Ten reasons why a sequence-based nomenclature is not useful for fungi anytime soon. IMA Fungus 9: 177–183. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.11

Urbina H, Aime MC. 2018. A closer look at Sporidiobolales: Ubiquitous microbial community members of plant and food biospheres. Mycologia 110: 79–92. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1438020

Zamora JC, Svensson M, Kirschner R, Olariago I, et al. 2018. Considerations and consequences of allowing DNA sequence data as types of fungal taxa. IMA Fungus 9: 167–175. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.01.10



Abbasi M, Aime MC, A. Eamvijarn, TC Creswell, GE Ruhl, S Wright. 2017.  First report Cronartium rust disease on Chinquapin oak. Plant Disease 101:1329. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0757-PDN


Aime MC, McTaggart AR, Mondo SJ, Duplessis S. 2017. Phylogenetics and phylogenomics of rust fungi.  Advances in Genetics 100:267–307. doi: 10.1016/bs.adgen.2017.09.011.


Bonito G, Hameed K, Toome-Heller M, Healy R, Reid C, Liao HL, Aime MC, Schadt C, Vilgalys R. 2017. Atractiella rhizophila, sp. nov., an endorrhizal fungus isolated from the Populus microbiome.  Mycologia 109:18–26. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2016.1271689

Diaz-Valderrama JR, Nguyen HDT, Aime MC. 2017. Wallemia peruviensis sp. nov., a new xerophilic fungus from an agricultural setting in South America. Extremophiles 21:1017–1025.  doi: 10.1007/s00792-017-0960-0

Guzman-Davalos L, Pradeep CK, Vrinda KB, Manoj Kumar A, Herrera M, Villalobos-Arambula AR, Soytong K, Baroni TJ, Aime MC. 2017. A new stipitate species of Crepidotus from India and Thailand with notes on other tropical species. Mycologia 109:804–814. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2017.1401834


Ishaq A, Afshan NS, Niazi AR, Aime MC, Khalid AN. 2017. First report of rust caused by Pucciniastrum guttatum on Gallium sp. from Pakistan. Plant Disease 101:245. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-16-0544-PDN

Kepler RM, Luangsa-ard  JJ, Hywel-Jones NL, Quandt CA, Sung GH, Rehner SA, Aime MC, Henkel TW, Sanjuan T,  Zare R, Chen M, Li Z, Rossman AY, Spatafora JW, Shrestha B. 2017. A  pylogenetically-based nomenclature for Cordycipitaceae (Hypocreales). IMA Fungus 8: 335-353. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2017.08.02.08

Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC. 2017. Taxonomic revisions in the Microstromatales: two new yeast species, two new genera, and validation of Jaminaea and two Sympodiomycopsis species. Mycological Progress 16:495–505. doi: 10.1007/s11557-017-1276-2

Koch RA, Wilson AW, Sene O, Henkel TW, Aime MC. 2017. Resolved phylogeny and biogeography of the root pathogen Armillaria and its gasteroid relative, Guyanagaster. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17:33. doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-0877-3

Matheny PB, Henkel TW, Séné O, Korotkin HB, Dentinger BTM, Aime MC. 2017. New species of Auritella (Inocybaceae) from Cameroon, with a worldwide key to the known species. IMA Fungus 8:287–298. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2017.08.02.06

McLaughlin DJ, Kumar TKA, Padamsee M, Toome-Heller M, Frieders EM, Aime MC. 2017. Structural character evolution in Pucciniomycotina: mitosis, septa and hyphal branch initiation in two Helicogloea species. Mycologia 109:162–181. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2017.1282239


Romero Luna MP, Aime MC, Chilvers MI, Wise KA. 2017. Genetic diversity of Stenocarpella maydis in the major corn production areas of the United States. Plant Disease 101:2020–2026. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-02-17-0292-RE

Schoch CL, Aime MC, de Beer W, Crous PW, Hyde KD, Penev L, Seifert KA, Stadler M, Zhang N, Miller AN. 2017. Using standard keywords in publications to facilitate updates of new fungal taxonomic names. IMA Fungus 8: 70-73.

Smith ME, Henkel TW, Williams GC, Aime MC, Fremier AK, Vilgalys R. 2017. Investigating niche partitioning of ectomycorrhizal fungi in specialized rooting zones of the monodominant leguminous tree Dicymbe corymbosa.  New Phytologist 215:443–453. doi: 10.1111/nph.14570

Spatafora JW, Aime MC, Grigoriev IV, Martin F, Stajich JE, Blackwell M. 2017. The Fungal Tree of Life: From molecular systematics to genome scale phylogenies. Pp. 3–34. In: Heitman J, Howlett BJ, Crous PW, Stukenbrock EH, James TY, Gow NAR (Eds.) The Fungal Kingdom. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.FUNK-0053-2016.




Abbasi M, Aime MC. 2016. Two new Puccinia species on Melica (Poaceae) from USA. Mycotaxon 131:247-253.


Abbasi M, Aime MC. 2016. Records of rust caused by Tranzschelia mexicana on black cherry (Prunus serotina) in the United States. Plant Disease 100:523. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-15-0618-PDN


Abbasi M, Aime MC, Ruhl GE, Creswell TC. 2016. First report of the smut fungus Ustilago sieglingiae on purple sandgrass (Triplasis purpurea) from Indiana. Plant Disease 100:536. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-15-0619-PDN

Abbasi M, Aime MC, Ruhl GE, Creswell TC. 2016. Occurrence of Coleosporium apocynaceum on Amsonia "blue ice" in Indiana. Plant Disease 100:1786. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0019-PDN

Abbasi M, Klimek JF, Aime MC.  2016. First report of rust disease caused by Puccinia liliacearum on Ornithogalum umbellatum from Indiana and Maryland with notes on the spread of the rust fungus in USA. Plant Disease 10:2169. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-16-0509-PDN​


Creswell TC, Ruhl GE, Aime MC, Beckerman JL, Abbasi M. 2016. First report of rust disease of Bradford pear caused by Gymnosporangium clavipes in Indiana. Plant Disease 100:860. doi: PDIS-10-15-1125-PDN


Dentinger BTM, Gaya E, O'Brien H, Suz LM, Lachlan R, Diaz-Valderrama JR, Koch RA, Aime MC. 2016. Tales from the crypt: genome mining from fungarium specimens improves resolution of the mushroom tree of life. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117:11–32. doi: 10.1111/bij.12553


Diaz-Valderrama JR, Aime MC. 2016. The cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri (Marasmiaceae) possesses a tetrapolar mating system but reproduces clonally. Heredity 116:491-501. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2016.5.


Diaz-Valderrama JR, Aime MC. 2016. The cacao pathogen Moniliophthora roreri (Marasmiaceae) produces rhexolytic thallic conidia and their size is influenced by nuclear condition. Mycoscience 57:208–216. doi: 10.1016/j.myc.2016.01.004.


Henkel TW, Obasa K, Husbands D, Uehling JK, Bonito G, Aime MC, Smith ME. 2016. New Boletaceae taxa from Guyana: Binderoboletus segoi gen. and sp. nov., Guyanaporus albipodus gen. and sp. nov., Singerocomus rubriflavus gen. and sp. nov., and a new combination for Xerocomus inundabilis. Mycologia 108:157–173. doi: 10.3852/15-075

Kijpornyongpan T, Aime MC. 2016. Rare or rarely detected? Ceraceosorus guamensis sp. nov.: A second described species of Ceraceosorales and the potential for underdetection of rare lineages with common sampling techniques. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109:127–1139. doi: 10.1007?s10482-016-0715-4

Mohali SR, Aime MC. 2016. First report of Puccinia psidii (myrtle rust) on Syzgium jambos in Venezuela. New Disease Reports 34:18.

Sánchez-García M, Henkel TW, Aime MC, Smith ME, Matheny PB. 2016. Guyanagarika, a new ectomycorrhizal genus of Agaricales from the Neotropics. Fungal Biology 120: 1540-1553. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.08.005

Spribille T, Tuovinen V, Resl P, Vanderpool D, Wolinski H, Aime MC, Schneider K, Stabentheiner E, Toome-Heller M, Thor G, Mayrhofer H, Johannesson H, McCutcheon JP. 2016. Basidiomycete yeasts in the cortex of ascomycete macrolichens. Science 353: 488–492.  doi: 10.1126/science.aaf8287 



Albu S, Toome M, Aime MC. 2015. Violaceomyces palustris gen. et sp. nov. and a new monotypic lineage, Violaceomycetales ord. nov. in Ustilaginomycetes. Mycologia 107:1193–1204. doi: 10.3852/14-260


Deadman ML, Al Mahmooli IH, Klimek JF, Aime MC. 2015. Sporisorium smut pathogens in the Sultanate of Oman: Three new reports.  Journal of Plant Pathology 97:539–540.


McTaggart AR, Doungsa-ard C, Geering ADW, Aime MC, Shivas RG. 2015. A co-evolutionary relationship exists between Endoraecium (Pucciniales) and its Acacia hosts in Australia. Persoonia 35:50–62. doi:


Moreau PA, Vila J, Aime MC, Antonin V, Horak E, Perez-Butron JL, Richard F, Urban A, Welti S, Vizzini A. 2015. Cibaomyces and Cyptotrama, two new genera from Europe, and an emendation of Rhizomarasmius (Basidiomycota, Physalacriaceae). Mycological Progress 14:1–16. doi: 10.1007/211557-015-1024-4


Smith ME, Amses KR, Elliott TF, Obase K, Aime MC, Henkel TW. 2015. Sequestrate fungi from Guyana I. Jimtrappea guyanensis gen. et sp. nov., Castellanea pakaraimorphila gen. et sp. nov., and Costatisporus caerulescens gen. et sp. nov. (Boletaceae, Boletales). IMA Fungus 6:297–317. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2015.06.02.02


Toome M, Aime MC. 2015. Reassessment of rust fungi on weeping willows in the Americas and description of Melampsora ferrinii sp. nov. Plant Pathology 64:216–224. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12237


Toome M, Pennycook SR, Aime MC. 2015. On the generic names Kriegeria. Mycotaxon 130:321328. 10.5248/130.321


Wartchow F, Sulzbacher MA, Selosse MA, Grebenc T, Aime MC, Sa MCA, Pinheiro FGB, Baseia IG, Ovrebo CL. 2015. Sebacina aureomagnifica, a new heterobasidiomycete from Atlantic Forest. Mycological Progress 14: doi: 10.​1007/​s11557-015-1132-1




Aime MC, Toome M, McLaughlin D. 2014. The Pucciniomycotina.  PP: 271–294. In: The Mycota VII Part A. Systematics and Evolution. 2nd Ed. McLaughlin D, Spatafora JW (Eds), Springer-Verlag.


Aime MC, Voitk A. 2014. Gomphidius in Newfoundland and Labrador with a redescription of Gomphidius borealis. Omphalina V:3–10.


Garcés FF, Fiallos FF, Silva E, Martinez F, Aime MC, Comstock JC, Glynn NC, Castlebury LA. 2014. First report of orange rust of sugarcane caused by Puccinia kuehnii in Ecuador. Plant Disease 98:842. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-13-0574-PDN


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Largent DL, Baroni TJ. 2014. The Entolomataceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana 6: ten new species and one new combination in Nolanea. Mycotaxon 129:119–148. doi: 10.5248/129.119


Henkel TW, Wilson AW, Aime MC, Dierks J, Uehling JK, Roy M, Schimann H, Wartchow F, Mueller GM. 2014. Cantharellaceae of Guyana II. New species of Craterellus, new South American records for Cantherellus guyanensis and Craterellus excelsus, and a key to the Neotropical taxa. Mycologia 106: 307–322. doi: 10.3852/106.2.307 


Lodge DJ, Padamsee M, Matheny PB, Aime MC, Cantrell SA, Boertmann D, Kovalenko A, Vizzini A, Dentinger BTM, Kirk PM, Ainsworth AM, Moncalvo J-M, Vilgalys R, Larsson E, Lücking R, Griffith GW, Smith ME, Norvell LL, Desjardin DE, Redhead SA, Ovrebo CL, Lickey EB, Ercole E, Hughes KW, Courtecuisse R, Young A, Binder M, Minnis AM, Lindner DL, Ortiz-Santana B, Haight J, Læssøe T, Baroni TJ, Geml J, Hattori T. 2014. Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales). Fungal Diversity 64:1–99.  doi: 10.1007/s13225-013-0259-0


Schoch CL, Robbertse B, Robert V, Vu D, Cardinali G, Irinyi L, Meyer W, Nilsson RH, Hughes K, Miller AN, Kirk PM, Abarenkov K, Aime MC, Ariyawansa HA, Bidartondo M, Boekhout T, Buyck B, Cai Q, Chen J, Crespo A, Crous P.W, Damm U, De Beer ZW, Dentinger BTM, Divakar PK, Duenas M, Feau N, Fliegerova K, Garcia MA, Ge ZW, Griffith GW, Groenewald JZ, Groenewald M, Grube M, Gruyzenhout M, Gueidan C, Guo L, Hambleton S, Hamelin R, Hansen K, Hofstetter V, Hong SB, Houbraken J, Hyde KD, Inderbitzin P, johnston PR, Karunarathna SC, Koljalg U, Kovacs GM, Kraichak E, Krizsan K, Kurtzman CP, Larsson KH, Leavitt S, letcher PM, Liimatainen K, Liu JK, Lodge DJ, Luangsa-ard JJ, Lumbsch HT, Maharachchikumbura SSN, Manamgoda D, Martin MP, Minnis A, Moncalvo JM, Mule G, Nakasone KK, niskanen T, Olariaga I, Papp T, Petkovits T, Pino-Bodas R, Powell MJ, Raja HA, Redecker D, Sarmiento-Ramirez JM, Seifert KA, Shrestha B, Stenroos S, Stielow B, Suh SO, Tanaka K, Tedersoo L, Telleria MT, Udayanga D, Untereiner WA, Uribeondo JD, Subbarao KV, Vagvolgyi C, Visagie C, Boigt K, Walker DM, Weir BS, Weiss M, Wen-Ying Z, Wijayawardene NN, Wingfield MJ, Xu JP, Yang ZL, Zhang N, Federhen S. 2014. Finding needles in haystacks: linking scientific names, reference specimens and molecular data for Fungi. Database 2014: doi: 10.1093/database/bau061


Toome M, Aime MC. 2014. Pycnopulvinus aurantiacus gen. et sp. nov.—a new member of Pucciniomycotina from Ecuador.  Mycokeys 8:43-50. doi: 10.3897/mycokeys.8.7676


Toome M, Kuo A, Henrissat B, Lipzen A, Tritt A, Yoshinaga Y, Zane M, Barry K, Grigoriev IV, Spatafora JW, Aime MC. 2014. Draft genome sequence of a rare smut relative, Tilletiaria anomala UBC 951. Genome Announcements 2:e00539-14.


Toome M, Ohm RA,  Riley RW, James TY, Lazarus KL, Henrissant B, Albu S, Boyd A, Chow J, Clum A, Heller G, Lipzen A, Nolan M, Sandor L, Zvenigorodsky N, Grigoriev IV, Spatafora JW, Aime MC.  2014. Genome sequencing provides insight into the reproductive biology, nutritional mode, and ploidy of the fern pathogen Mixia osmundae. New Phytologist 202:554–564. doi: 10.1111/nph.12653


Wilson AW, Beckerman J, Aime MC.  2014. First report of the white pine blister rust fungus, Cronartium ribicola on Ribes odoratum in Indiana. Plant Disease 98:277. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-13-0442-PDN


Wilson AW, Aime MC. 2014. The rose rust fungus, Phragmidium tuberculatum, is widespread in the Americas: first reports from California, Oregon, Massachusetts, and Honduras. Plant Disease 98:1581. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-14-0248-PDN 




Olatinwo R, Allison J, Meeker J, Johnson W, Streett D, Aime MC, Carlton C. 2013. Detection and identification of Amylostereum areolatum (Russulales: Amylostereaceae) in the mycangia of Sirex nigricornis (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in Central Louisiana. Environmental Entomology 42:1246–1256. doi: 10.1603/EN13103


Ploetz RC, Palamteer AJ, Lopez P, Aime mc.  2013. First report of rust caused by Puccinia nakanishikii on lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, in Florida.  Plant Disease: 98:156. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-04-13-0448-PDN 


Rush TA, Aime MC. 2013. The genus Meira—phylogenetic placement and description of a new species. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 103:1097-1106. doi: 10.1007/s10482-013-9889-1


Toome M, Roberson R, Aime MC. 2013. Meredithblackwellia eburnea gen. et sp. nov., Kriegeriaceae fam. nov. and Kriegeriales ord. nov—toward resolving higher-level classification in Microbotryomycetes.  Mycologia 105:486–495. doi: 10.3852/12-251


Tykhonenko YY, Aime MC, Wilson AW, Korytnianska VG. 2013. New records of Puccinia helianthi Schw. on Cyclachaena xangthiifolia (Nutt.) Fresen. from Ukraine. Ukranian Botanical Journal 70:678–680.


Watling R, Aime MC. 2013. The genus Neopaxillus Singer. Mycotaxon 126:83–90. doi: 10.5248/126.83




Aime MC, Brearley FQ. 2012. Tropical fungal diversity: closing the gap between species estimates and species discovery. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:2177–2180. doi: 10.1007/s10531-012-0338-7


Bruckart WL, Eskandari FM, Berner DK, Aime MC. 2012. Comparison of Puccinia acroptili from Eurasia and the USA.  Botany 90:465–471. doi: 10.1139/b2012-020


Busby PE, Aime MC, Newcombe G. 2012. Foliar pathogens of Populus angustifolia are consistent with a hypothesis of Beringian migration into North America.  Fungal Biology 116:792–801. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2012.04.012


Castellano MA, Henkel TW, Miller SL, Smith ME, Aime MC. 2012. New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana. Mycologia 104:1244–1249. doi: 10.3852/12-061


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Chin MML, Miller SL, Vilgalys R, Smith ME. 2012. Ectomycorrhizal fungal sporocarp diversity and discovery of new taxa in Dicymbe monodominant forests of the Guiana Shield. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:2195–2220. doi: 10.1007/s10531-011-0166-1


Kaur R, McTaggart AR, Ferrin DM, Aime MC. 2012. First report of Uromyces plumbarius, rust of Gaura, in Louisiana and a new host, Guara lindheimeri. Plant Disease 96:590. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-12-11-1020


Matheny PB, Aime MC, Smith ME, Henkel TW. 2012. New species of Inocybe associated with Dicymbe in Guyana. Kurtziana 37:23–39.


Miller SL, Aime MC, Henkel TW. 2012.  Russulaceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana 2. New species of Russula and Lactifluus. Mycotaxon 121: 233-253. doi: 10.5248/121.233


Minnis AM, McTaggart A, Rossman A, Aime MC. 2012. Taxonomy of mayapple rust: the genus Allodus resurrected. Mycologia 104:942–950. doi: 10.3852/11-350


Padamsee M, Kumar TKA, Riley R, Binder M, Boyd A, Calvo AM, Furukawa K, Hesse C, Hohmann S, James TY, LaButti K, Lapidus A, Lindquist E, Lucas S, Miller K, Shantappa S, Grigoriev IV, Hibbett DS, McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW, Aime MC. 2012. The genome of the xerotolerant mold Wallemia sebi reveals adaptations to osmotic stress and suggests cryptic sexual reproduction. Fungal Genetics and Biology 49:217–226. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2012.01.007


Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Bolchacova E, Voigt K, Crous PW, Miller AN, Wingfield MJ, Okada G, Suzuki M, Hambleton S, Otte J, Schmitt I, Boonyuen N, Jones EBG, Suetrong S, Tretter E, White MM, Hognabba F, Stenroos S, Hagen F, Eberhardt U, Quaedvlieg W, Boekhout T, Damm U, De Hoog S, Groenewald JZ, Groenewald M, Walther G, Duong V, Schubler A, Qing C, Yang ZL, Bogale M, Untereiner WA, Maganti H, Xu JP, Leavitt SD, Lumbsch HT, Hansen K, Olariaga I, Duong TA, De Beer ZW, Nilsson RH, Cardinali G, Burgaz AR, Crespo A, Del-Prado R, Divakar PK, Ruibal C, Sotome K, Huhtinen S, Fliegerova K, Douglas B, Griffith GW, An KD, Johnston PR, Park D, Weir BS, Blackwell M, Urbina H, Aime MC, Heller G, McTaggart AR, Hyde KD, Kurtzman CP, Luangsa-ard JJ, Mongkolsamrit S, Hosaka K, Tedersoo L, Bergeron MJ, Hamelin RC, Vialle A, Okane I, Liimatainen K, Niskanen T, Dieguez-Uribeondo J, Duenas M, Garcia MA, Martin MP, Pino-Bodas R, Sarmiento-Ramirez JM, Telleria MT, Zamora JC, Coppins BJ, Harrold P, Hollingsworth P, Kelly LJ, Yahr R, Griffiths K, May T, Stefani FOP, Yurkov A, Begerow D, Bai FY, Cai L, Guo LD, Raja HA, Redecker D, Stockinger H, Shearer C, Nagy LG, Nyilasi I, Papp T, Petkovits T, Vagvolgyi C, Koljalg U, Barreto R, Buyck B, Chaverri P, Dentinger B, Elshahed MS, Ge ZW, Gryzenhout M, Ho HM, Hofstetter V, Hong SB, Houbraken J, Hughes K, James T, Johnson E, Kirk P, Kovacs, GM, Landvik S, Liggenstoffer AS, Lombard L, Meyer W, Moncalvo JM, Rintoul T, Suh SO, Tanaka K, Vu D, Wang Y, Weiss M, Zhang N, Zhuang WY, Schindel D. 2012. The internal transcribed spacer as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:6241–6246. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1117018109


Uehling JK, Henkel TW, Aime MC, Vilgalys R, Smith ME. 2012. New species of Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) with resupinate and effused basidiomata from the Guiana Shield.  Mycologia 104:547–556. doi: 10.3852/11-130


Uehling JK, Henkel TW, Aime MC, Vilgalys R, Smith ME. 2012. New species and distribution records for Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) from the Guiana Shield, with a key to the lowland neotropical taxa. Fungal Biology 116:1263–1274. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2012.09.004


Wilson AW, Aime MC, Dierks J, Mueller GM, Henkel TW. 2012. Cantharellaceae of Guyana I: new species, combinations and distribution records of Craterellus and a synopsis of known taxa. Mycologia 104:1466–1477. doi: 10.3852/11-412




Bennett C, Aime MC, Newcombe G. 2011. Molecular and pathogenic variation within Melampsora on Salix in western North America reveals numerous cryptic species. Mycologia 103:1004–1018. doi: 10.3852/10-289


Deadman ML, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Maqbali YM, Farr DF, Aime MC. 2011. Additions to the rust fungi (Pucciniales) from northern Oman. Sydowia 63:155–168. doi: 10.5598/imafungus.2011.02.01.14

Hawksworth DL, et al. 2011. The Amsterdam declaration on fungal nomenclature. IMA Fungus 2:105–112.


Henk DA, Farr DF, Aime MC. 2011. Mycodiplosis (Diptera) infestation of rust fungi is frequent, wide spread and possibly host specific. Fungal Ecology 4:284–289. doi: 10.1016/j.funeco.2011.03.006


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Uehling JK, Smith ME. 2011. New species and distribution records of Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) from the Guiana Shield. Mycologia 103:883–894. doi: 10.3852/10-355


Kaur R, Rush TA, Ferrin DM, Aime MC. 2011. First report of Puccinia thaliae rust on Canna lily in Louisiana.  Plant Disease 95:353. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-10-0209


Kirbag S, Aime MC, Kursat M. 2011. A new Puccinia on Thymelaea from Turkey. Mycotaxon 115:501–504. doi: 10.5248/115.501


Ovrebo CL, Lodge DJ, Aime MC. 2011. A new Cantharocybe from Belize with notes on the type of Cantharocybe gruberi. Mycologia 103:1102–1109. doi: 10.3852/10-360


Schell WA, Lee AG, Aime MC. 2011. A new lineage in Pucciniomycotina: class Tritirachiomycetes, order Tritirachiales, family Tritirachiaceae. Mycologia 103:1331–1340. doi: 10.3852/10-333


Schlub RL, Mersha Z, Aime MC, Badilles A, Cannon PG, Marx PG , McConnell  J,  Moore A, Nandwani D, Nelson SC, Pinyopusarerk K,  Schlub KA, Smith JA, and Spaine PO. 2011. Guam Ironwood (Casuarina equisetifolia) Tree Decline Conference and Follow-up. Pp. 239–246. In: Zhong C, Pinyopusarerk K, Kalinganire A, Franche C (Eds.) Improving Smallholder Livelihoods through Improved Casuarina Productivity.  Proceedings of the 4th International Casuarina Workshop, March 22–25, Haikou, China.


Smith ME, Henkel TW, Aime MC, Fremier AK, Vilgalys R. 2011. Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and community structure on three co-occurring leguminous canopy tree species in a Neotropical rainforest.  New Phytologist 192:699–712. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03844.x


Ward NA, Schneider RW, Aime, MC. 2011. Colonization of soybean rust sori by Simplicillium lanosoniveum. Fungal Ecology 4:303–308. doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2011.03.008


Yun HY, Minnis AM, Kim YH, Castlebury L, Aime MC. 2011. The rust genus Frommeëlla revisited: a later synonym of Phragmidium after all. Mycologia 103:1451–1463. doi: 10.3852/11-120




Aime MC, Largent DL, Henkel TW, Baroni TJ. 2010. The Entolomataceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana IV: new species of Calliderma, Paraeccilia and Trichopilus. Mycologia 102:633–649. doi: 10.3852/09-162


Bruckart WL, Eskandari FM, Berner DK, Aime MC. 2010. Life cycle of Puccinia acroptili on Rhaponticum (=Acroptilon) repens. Mycologia 102:62–68. doi: 10.3852/08-215


Dixon LJ, Castlebury LA, Aime MC, Glynn NC, Comstock JC. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of sugarcane rust fungi. Mycological Progress 9:459–468. doi: 10.1007/s11557-009-0649-6


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Largent DL, Baroni TJ. 2010. The Entolomataceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana V: New species of Alboleptonia. Mycotaxon 114:115–126. doi: 10.5248/114.115


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Largent DL, Baroni TJ. 2010.  The Entolomataceae of the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana III: New species of Rhodocybe.  Mycoscience 51:23–27. doi: 10.1007/S10267-009-0008-0


Henkel TW, Smith ME, Aime MC. 2010. Guyanagaster, a new wood-decaying sequestrate genus of Agaricales from the Guiana Shield. American Journal of Botany 97:1474–1484. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1000097


Holcomb GE, Aime MC. 2010. First report of Plumeria spp. rust caused by Coleosporium plumeriae in Louisiana and Malaysia and Catheranthus roseus, a new host of this rust. Plant Disease 94:272. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-94-2-0272C


Kaur R, Knott C, Aime MC. 2010. First report of rust disease caused by Puccinia sparganioides on Spartina alterniflora in Louisiana.  Plant Disease 94:636. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-94-5-0636A


Mostert L, Bester W, Jensen T, Coertze S, van Hoorn A, Le Roux J, Retief E, Wood A, Aime MC. 2010. First report of leaf rust of blueberry caused by Thekopsora minima on Vaccinium corymbosum in the Western Cape, South Africa. Plant Disease 94:478. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-94-4-0478C


Sampangi RK, Aime MC, Mohan SK. 2010. First report of rust caused by Puccinia similis on Artemisia tridentate in Idaho and Oregon. Plant Disease 94:380. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-94-3-0380B 


Vega FE, Simpkins A, Aime MC, Posada F, Peterson SW, Rehner SA, Infante F, Castillo A, Arnold AE. 2010. Fungal endophyte diversity in coffee plants from Colombia, Hawai’i, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Fungal Diversity 3:122–138. doi: 10.1016/j.funeco.2009.07.002




Aime MC, Vila J, Moreau P-A. 2009. Crepidotus subfulviceps comb. nov. a stipitate Crepidotus from temperate North America and Europe. Mycotaxon 110:283–287. doi: 10.5248/110.283


Blomquist CL, McKemy JM, Aime MC, Osburn RW, Kinnee SA. 2009. First report of bamboo rust caused by Kweilingia divina on Bambusa domestica in Los Angeles County, California. Plant Disease 93:201. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-93-2-0201A


Henkel TW, Aime MC, Mehl HK. 2009. Craterellus excelsus sp. nov. from Guyana. Mycotaxon 107:201–208. doi: 10.5248/107.201


Matheny PB, Aime MC, Bougher N, Buyck B, Desjardin D, Horak E, Kropp B, Lodge DJ, Soytong K, Trappe JM, Hibbett DS. 2009. Out of the Paleotropics? Historical biogeography and diversification of the cosmopolitan ectomycorrhizal mushroom family Inocybaceae. Journal of Biogeography 36:577–592. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.02055.x


Ryvarden L, Aime MC, Baroni TJ. 2009. Studies in Neotropical polypores 26. A new species of Trametes and revisitation of an old. Synopsis Fungorum 26:27–32.


Singh R, Ferrin DM, Aime MC. 2009. First report of powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera xanthii on Sechium edule in the United States. Plant Disease 93:1348. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-93-12-1348A 


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