Description contributed by Graham Kinsey, CABI, based on Wehmeyer (1933).
Anamorph: Phomopsis importata (Sacc.) Died. (1911). Conidiomata ca 330 µm diam. Conidiogenous cells 18-20 x 2 µm. Alpha-conidia 7-10 x 2-3 µm.
Teleomorph: stromata on host surface as small ectostroma or irregular clusters of ostioles erumpent through pustulate ruptures of the periderm, dorsal blackening present or absent, ventral zone present or absent. Ascomata irregularly scattered, collectively erumpent. Ascospores 11-14 x 2.5-4 µm.
Wehmeyer considered this to belong to the D. eres aggregate.
On dead stems of Lycium.
From England (West Norfolk); anamorph additionally from East Suffolk.