This species and its relatives can be very difficult to distinguish from each other and the systematics of this group is not well resolved. The fungus used to make Quorn was misidentified for a decade as F. graminearum, an economically important pathogen on wheat and barley (Yoder and Christanson 1998).
- Yoder, W.T. and L.M. Christianson. 1998. Species-Specific Primers Resolve Members of Fusarium Section Fusarium: Taxonomic Status of the Edible ‘‘Quorn’’ Fungus Reevaluated. Fungal Genetics and Biology 23: 68-80.
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