Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Aschersonia suzukii

Aschersonia suzukii Miyabe & Sawada, Jour. Coll. Agric. Tohoku Imp. Univ., V., p. 80. 1913.

 Description: Stromata hemispherical, subglobose, finely pruinose, discrete or aggregated, orange or dark orange to deep orange (6A7-8), 0.4-1.1 mm in diam., ca. 0.8-1.2 mm high, base surrounded by a broad fibrillose hypothallus, up to 0.6 mm wide, white to pale orange (5A3), consisting of densely interwoven hyphae. Hyphae hyaline, smooth-, thick-walled, sometimes swollen, 3.2-6.8 μm wide. Pycnidia embedded singly in stroma, mostly central, sometimes peripheral, spherical, flattened globose or irregular, 180-270 ×120-180 μm, ostiole orifice lateral or apical, 0.2 mm in diam., occasionally covered with pycnidiospores, in mass pale yellow (2A3) to light orange or orange (5A5-6). Conidiophores phialidic, solitary or verticillate, bearing whorls of 2-4 phialides. Phialides long, slender, filiform or acerose, (10.0-)13.0-25.5(-32.9) × 1.5-2.1 μm, paraphyses absent. Pycnidiospores fusoid to broadly fusoid to broadly fusoid, ends tapering, pointed, apiculate, one-celled, hyaline, smooth-walled, 10.0-15.5 × 2.6-4.0 μm. Teleomorph not observed.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Sanhsia, Manyuehyuan, on whiteflies, Aleyrodidae, Homoptera, Ho.256(4), 20 Jan 1995.

 Habitat: on whiteflies, Aleyrodidae, Homoptera.



Tzean, SS et al. 1997.


S. S. Tzean and L. S. Hsieh

 Note: recorded species.