Home • Loramyces juncicola 46458 v1.0
Loramyces from WH Weston, 1929
Loramyces from WH Weston, 1929

The genus Loramyces, an ascomycete from the class Leotiomycetes, contains two aquatic species, L. junicola (1), and L. macrosporus (2). Both species are saprophytes found growing on submerged, decaying plants (3). L. juncicola was sequenced as part of the 1000 Fungal Genomes Project.


  1. Weston WH. (1929). "Observations on Loramyces, an undescribed aquatic Ascomycete". Mycologia 21 (2): 55-76.
  2. Ingold CT, Chapman B. (1952). "Aquatic ascomycetes: Loramyces juncicola Weston and L. macrospora n. sp". Transactions of the British Mycological Society 35 (4): 268-72.
  3. Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 193.