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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Stephen A Rehner
Systematic Mycology & Microbiology Laboratory
Microbiology

Phone: (301) 504-5326
Fax: (301) 504-5062
Room 213

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 010A BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705

Projects
Systematics and Diagnostics of Emerging and Quarantine-Significant Plant Pathogenic Fungi
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422901
Managing The Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427162
Managing the Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427167

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Multiplexed microsatellite markers for seven Metarhizium species -
Mayerhofer, J., Lutz, A., Widmer, F., Rehner, S.A., Leuchtman, A., Enkerli, J. 2015. Multiplexed microsatellite markers for seven Metarhizium species. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 132:132-134.
Phylogenetic diversity of Brazilian Metarhizium associated with sugarcane agriculture -
Rezende, J.M., Zanardo, A.R., Lopes, M., Delalibra, I., Rehner, S.A. 2015. Phylogenetic diversity of Brazilian Metarhizium associated with sugarcane agriculture. Biocontrol. DOI 10.1007/s10526-015-9656-5.
Community composition and population genetics of insect pathogenic fungi in the genus Metarhizium from soils of a long-term agricultural research system -
Kepler, R.M., Maul, J.E., Ugine, T.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Rehner, S.A. 2015. Community composition and population genetics of insect pathogenic fungi in the genus Metarhizium from soils of a long-term agricultural research system. Environmental Microbiology. DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.12778.
Clarification of generic and species boundaries for Metarhizium and related fungi through multigene phylogenetics -
Kepler, R.M., Humber, R.A., Rehner, S.A. 2014. Clarification of generic and species boundaries for Metarhizium and related fungi through multigene phylogenetics. Mycologia. 106(4)-811-829, DOI:10.3852/13-319.
A comparison of the virulence of North American Beauveria brongniartii and commercial pathogenic fungal species against Asian longhorned beetles, Anoplophora glabripennis -
Goble, T.A., Rehner, S.A., Long, S.J., Gardescu, S., Hajek, A.E. 2014. A comparison of the virulence of North American Beauveria brongniartii and commercial pathogenic fungal species against Asian longhorned beetles, Anoplophora glabripennis. Biological Control. 72(1):91-97.
Habitat and host indicate lineage identity in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides s.l. from wild and agricultural landscapes in North America -
Doyle, V.P., Oudemans, P.V., Rehner, S.A., Litt, A. 2013. Habitat and host indicate lineage identity in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides s.l. from wild and agricultural landscapes in North America. PLoS Pathogens. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062394.
Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria -
O'Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P., Proctor, R., Brown, D.W., McCormick, S.P., Ward, T.J., Frandsen, R.N., Lysoe, E., Rehner, S.A., Aoki, T., et al. 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 52:20-31.
Genome-assisted development of nuclear intergenic sequence markers for entomopathogenic fungi of the Metarhizium anisopliae species complex -
Kepler, R.M., Rehner, S.A. 2013. Genome-assisted development of nuclear intergenic sequence markers for entomopathogenic fungi of the Metarhizium anisopliae species complex. Molecular Ecology Resources. 13:210-217.
One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use -
Geiser, D.M., Aoki, T., Bacon, C.W., Baker, S.E., Bhattacharyya, M.K., Brandt, M.E., Brown, D.W., Burgess, L.W., Coleman, J.J., Correll, J.C., Covert, S.F., Crous, P.W., Cuomo, C.A., De Hoog, G., Elmer, W.H., Epstein, L., Frandsen, R.J., Freeman, S., Glenn, A.E., Gordon, T.R., Hanson, L.E., Del Mar Jimenez-Gasc, M., Kang, S., Kistler, J., Kuldau, G.A., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K., Proctor, R., Rehner, S.A., Robert, V.A., Rooney, A.P., Thrane, U., Van Diepeningen, A., Ward, T.J., Wingfield, M.J., Yang, X, et. al. 2013. One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use. Phytopathology. 103(5):400-408.
Leaf endophyte load and fungal garden development in leaf-cutting ants -
Van Bael, S., Estrada, C., Rehner, S.A., Fabiola Santos, J., Wcislo, W.T. 2012. Leaf endophyte load and fungal garden development in leaf-cutting ants. BMC Ecology. 12:23.
Phylogenetically marking the limits of the genus Fusarium for post-Article 59 usage -
Geiser, D.M., Rooney, A.P., Aoki, T., Kang, S., Rehner, S.A., O Donnell, K. 2012. Phylogenetically marking the limits of the genus Fusarium for post-Article 59 usage [abstract]. Mycological Society of America.
How well do ITS rDNA sequences differentiate species of true morels (Morchella)? -
Du, X., Zhao, Q., Yang, Z.L., Hansen, K., Taskin, H., Buyukalaca, S., Dewsbury, D., Moncalvo, J., Douhan, G.Q., Robert, V.A., Crous, P.W., Rehner, S.A., Rooney, A.P., Sink, S.L., O'Donnell, K. 2012. How well do ITS rDNA sequences differentiate species of true morels (Morchella)? Mycologia. 104(6):1351-1368.
Resistant ticks inhibit Metarhizium infection prior to hemocoel invasion by reducing fungal viability on the cuticle surface -
Ment, D., Churchill, A.C., Gindin, G., Belausov, E., Glazer, I., Rehner, S.A., Rot, A., Donzelli, B.G., Samish, M. 2012. Resistant ticks inhibit Metarhizium infection prior to hemocoel invasion by reducing fungal viability on the cuticle surface. Environmental Microbiology. 14(6):1570-1583.
Taxonomic revision of true morels (Morchella) in Canada and the United States -
Kuo, M., Dewsbury, D.R., O'Donnell, K., Carter, M., Rehner, S.A., Moore, J., Moncalvo, J., Canfield, S.A., Stephenson, S.L., Methven, A.S., Volk, T.J. 2012. Taxonomic revision of true morels (Morchella) in Canada and the United States. Mycologia. 104(5):1159-1177.
Morchella MLST database -
O Donnell, K., Du, X., Zhao, Q., Yang, Z.L., Taskin, H., Hansen, K., Dewsbury, D., Moncalvo, J., Rehner, S.A., Rooney, A.P., Crous, P.W., Robert, V.A. 2012. Morchella MLST database. Available: www.cbs.knaw.nl/morchella.
Molecular characterization of true morels (Morchella) in Turkey -
Taskin, H., Buyukalaca, S., Dogan, H.H., Rehner, S.A., O Donnell, K. 2011. Molecular characterization of true morels (Morchella) in Turkey. Meeting Abstract.
Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST -
O Donnell, K., Humber, R.A., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S., Park, B., Robert, V.A., Crous, P.W., Johnston, P.R., Aoki, T., Rooney, A.P., Rehner, S.A. 2011. Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST. Mycologia. 104(2):427-445.
Asperisporium and Pantospora (Mycosphaerellaceae): epitypifications and phylogenetic placement -
Minnis, A., Kennedy, A., Grenier, D., Rehner, S.A., Bischoff, J. 2011. Asperisporium and Pantospora (Mycosphaerellaceae): epitypifications and phylogenetic placement. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 27:1-8.
Phylogeny and systematics of the anamorphic, entomopathogenic genus Beauveria -
Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A., Minnis, A., Sung, Gi-Ho, Luangsa-Ard, J., Devotto, L. 2011. Phylogeny and systematics of the anamorphic, entomopathogenic genus Beauveria. Mycologia. 103(5):1055-1073.
Proposal to conserve the name Botrytis brongniartii (Beauveria brongniartii) with a conserved type (Ascomycota) -
Minnis, A., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2011. Proposal to conserve the name Botrytis brongniartii (Beauveria brongniartii) with a conserved type (Ascomycota). Taxon. 60:233.
Diversity of rhizosphere associated entompathogenic fungi of perennial herbs, shrubs and coniferous trees -
Fisher, J.J., Rehner, S.A., Bruck, D.J. 2011. Diversity of rhizosphere associated entompathogenic fungi of perennial herbs, shrubs and coniferous trees. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 106:289-295.
Phylogeny and historical biogeography of true morels (Morchella) reveals an early Cretaceous origin and high continental endemism and provincialism in the Holarctic -
O Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P., Mills, G., Kuo, M., Weber, N.S., Rehner, S.A. 2010. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of true morels (Morchella) reveals an early Cretaceous origin and high continental endemism and provincialism in the Holarctic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 48(3):252-265.
A multigene molecular phylogenetic assessment of true morels (Morchella) in turkey -
Taskin, H., Buyukalaca, S., Dogan, H.H., Rehner, S.A., O Donnell, K. 2010. A multigene molecular phylogenetic assessment of true morels (Morchella) in turkey. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 47(8):672-682.
Development and characterization of microsatellites for the cacao fungal pathogen Moniliophthora roreri -
Fungal endophyte diversity in coffee plants from Colombia, Hawaii, Mexico and Puerto Rico Reprint Icon -
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Aime, M., Posada, F., Peterson, S.W., Rehner, S.A., Infante, F., Castillo, A. 2009. Fungal endophyte diversity in coffee plants from Colombia, Hawaii, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Fungal Ecology. 3:122-138.
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides s.l. associated with Theobroma cacao and other plants in Panama: multilocus phylogenies distinguish host-associated pathogens from asymptomatic endophytes -
Rojas, E., Rehner, S.A., Samuels, G.J., Van Bael, S., Herre, E., Cannon, P., Chen, R., Pang, J., Wang, R., Zhang, Y., Sha, T. 2010. Colletotrichum gloeosporioides s.l. associated with Theobroma cacao and other plants in Panama: multilocus phylogenies distinguish host-associated pathogens from asymptomatic endophytes. Mycologia. 102(6):1318-1338.
Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the true morels (Morchella) -
O Donnell, K., Rehner, S.A., Weber, N.S., Rooney, A.P. 2009. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the true morels (Morchella). Meeting Abstract.
A multilocus phylogeny of the Metarhizium anisopliae lineage Reprint Icon -
Bishoff, J.F., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2009. A multilocus phylogeny of the Metarhizium anisopliae lineage. Mycologia. 101(4):512-530.
Molecular Systematics of Entomopathogenic Fungi -
Rehner, S.A. 2009. Molecular Systematics of Entomopathogenic Fungi. Chapter 7. In: Stock,S.P., Vandenberg,J., Glazer,I., Boemare,N., editors. Insect pathogens: molecular approaches and techniques. Cambridge, MA: CABI. p. 145-158.
Phylogenetic and genetic diversity of the fungal entomopathogen Beauveria in adjacent agricultural and semi-natural habitats Reprint Icon -
Meyling, N., Lubeck, M., Eilenberg, J., Rehner, S.A. 2009. Phylogenetic and genetic diversity of the fungal entomopathogen Beauveria in adjacent agricultural and semi-natural habitats. Molecular Ecology. 18:1282-1293.
Microsatellite loci for the fungus, Ascosphaera apis, cause of honey bee chalkbrood disease Reprint Icon -
Rehner, S.A., Evans, J.D. 2009. Microsatellite loci for the fungus, Ascosphaera apis, cause of honey bee chalkbrood disease. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9(3)855-858. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.111/j.1755-0998.2008.02455.x.
Spicellum ovalisporum -
Seifert, K.A., Rehner, S.A., Okada, G., Sugita, T. 2008. Spicellum ovalisporum. Fungal Planet. 28:1-2.
Fungal endophytes in green coffee seeds -
Vega, F.E., Posada, F.J., Aime, M.C., Peterson, S.W., Rehner, S.A. 2008. Fungal endophytes in green coffee seeds. Mycosystema. 27:75-84.
ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGAL ENDOPHYTES. -
Vega, F.E., Posada, F.J., Aime, M.C., Pava-Ripoll, M., Infante, F., Rehner, S.A. 2008. Entomopathogenic fungal endophytes. Biological Control. 46:72-82.
PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE ACTIVITY IS IMPORTANT FOR COLONIZATION OF SEEDS AND ROOTS BY ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE -
Roberts, D.P., Mckenna, L.F., Lohrke, S.M., Rehner, S.A., De Souza, J.T. 2007. Pyruvate dehydrogenase activity is important for colonization of seeds and roots by enterobacter cloacae. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39:2150-2159.
Inoculation of coffee plants with the fungal entomopathogen Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) -
Posada, F.J., Aime, M.C., Peterson, S.W., Rehner, S.A., Vega, F.E. 2007. Inoculation of coffee plants with the fungal entomopathogen Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales). Mycological Research. 111(6):748-757.
DESCRIPTION AND PHYLOGENETIC PLACEMENT OF BEAUVERIA MALAWIENSIS SP. NOV. (CORDYCIPITACEAE, HYPOCREALES) -
Rehner, S.A., Aquino De Muro, M., Bischoff, J. 2006. Description and phylogenetic placement of beauveria malawiensis sp. nov. (cordycipitaceae, hypocreales). Mycotaxon 98:137-145.
A MULTILOCUS PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE ENTOMOPATHOGEN METARHIZIUM. -
Bischoff, J.T., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2007. a multilocus phylogenetic analysis of the entomopathogen metarhizium.. Mycological Society of America. Vol.98 pp.737-745
METARHIZIUM FRIGIDUM SP. NOV.: A CRYPTIC SPECIES OF M. ANISOPLIAE AND A MEMBER OF THE M. FLAVOVIRIDE COMPLEX -
Bischoff, J., Humber, R.A., Rehner, S.A. 2007. Metarhizium frigidum sp. nov.: a cryptic species of m. anisopliae and a member of the m. flavoviride complex. Mycologia 98:737-745.
COFFEE ENDOPHYTES -
Vega, F.E., Posada, F., Aime, M.C., Peterson, S.W., Rehner, S.A. 2006. Coffee endophytes [abstract]. Inoculum 57(4):38.
CRYPTIC LINEAGE DIVERSIFICATION, MATING POTENTIAL AND RECOMBINATION IN THE MITOTIC INSECT PATHOGENIC FUNGUS BEAUVERIA BASSIANA. -
Rehner, S.A., Posada, F.J., Buckley, E.P., Infante, F., Castillo, A., Vega, F.E. 2006. Cryptic lineage diversification, mating potential and recombination in the mitotic insect pathogenic fungus beauveria bassiana. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.93(2006) P.11-21
BARCODING IMMATURE GENERALIST PREDATORS BY POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION: CARABIDS AND SPIDERS -
Greenstone, M.H., Rowley, D.L., Heimbach, U., Lundgren, J., Pfannenstiel, R., Rehner, S.A. 2005. Barcoding immature generalist predators by polymerase chain reaction: carabids and spiders. Molecular Ecology. 14:3247-3266
MORPHOLOGICAL VARIABILITY AND MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY OF THE NEMATOPHAGOUS FUNGUS MONACROSPORIUM DRECHSLERI -
Meyer, S.L., Carta, L.K., Rehner, S.A. 2005. Morphological variability and molecular phylogeny of the nematophagous fungus monacrosporium drechsleri. Mycologia 97(2): 405-415.
COLONY FOUNDATION, NEST ARCHITECTURE, AND DEMOGRAPHY OF THE FUNGUS-GROWING ANT, MYCOCEPURUS SMITHI (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE) -
Fernandex-Marin, H., Zimmerman, J., Wcislo, W., Rehner, S.A. 2005. Colony foundation, nest architecture, and demography of the fungus-growing ant, mycocepurus smithi (hymenoptera, formicidae). Journal of Natural History. 2005, 39(20):1735-1743
MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR COMPARISONS BETWEEN MONACROSPORIUM DRECHSLERI AND RELATED NEMATODE-TRAPPING FUNGI -
Meyer, S.L., Carta, L.K., Rehner, S.A. 2004. Morphological and molecular comparisons between monacrosporium drechsleri and related nematode-trapping fungi. Journal of Nematology 36(3): 334.
SYSPASTOSPORA PARASITICA A MYCOPRASITE OF THE FUNGUS BEAUVERIA BASSIANA ATTACKING THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA: A TRITROPHIC ASSOCIATION. -
Posada, F.J., Vega, F.E., Rehner, S.A., Blackwell, M., Weber, D.C., Suh, S., Humber, R.A. 2004. Syspastospora parasitica on beauveria bassiana attacking the colorado potato beetle.. Journal of Insect Science. Vol.#4, Pg. 24
PHYLOGENETICS OF THE INSECT PATHOGENIC GENUS BEAUVERIA -
Rehner, S.A. 2005. Phylogenetics of the insect pathogenic genus beauveria. Insect-Plant Relationships International Symposium Proceedings, pp. 3-27.
CRYPTIC DIVERSIFICATION IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA INFERRED FROM NUCLEAR ITS AND EF1- ALPHA PHYLOGENIES -
Rehner, S.A., Buckley, E.P. 2005. Cryptic diversification in beauveria bassiana inferred from nuclear its and ef1- alpha phylogenies. Mycologia. 97:84-98
EVOLUTION OF THE GENE ENCODING MITOCHONDRIAL INTERMEDIATE PEPTIDASE AND IT COSEGREGATION WITH THE MATING-TYPE LOCUS OF MUSHROOM FUNGI -
A NEW SPECIES OF MONILIALES INFESTING MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA -
Meyer, S.L., Carta, L.K., Rehner, S.A. 2003. A new species of moniliales infesting meloidogyne arenaria. Phytopathology 93(6)(Supplement): S61.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROSATELLITE LOCI FOR THE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGUS BEAUVERIA BASSIANA (ASCOMYCOTA: HYPOCREALES) -
Rehner, S.A., Buckley, E.P. 2003. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the entomopathogenic fungus beauveria bassiana (ascomycota: hypocreales). Molecular Ecology. Vol.#3 Issue. #3 Pg. 409-411
A NEW NEMATODE TRAPPING FUNGUS INFESTING MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA -
PHYLOGENY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF MORCHELLA -
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF THE COFFEE BERRY BORER, HYPOTHENEMUS HAMPEI -
MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF THE HYPOCREALES: A TELEOMORPH GENE PHYLOGENY AND THE STATUS OF THEIR ANAMORPHS -
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