Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
 BCRC Number 32113     32314      
 Scientific Name: Aspergillus flavipes

Teleomorph: Fennellia flavipes Wiley & Simmons, Mycologia 65: 937. 1973.

Aspergillus flavipes (Bain. & Sart.) Thom & Church, The Aspergilli: 155. 1926. Lectotype Herb. IMI 171885. 1718.

 Description: Colony diameters on Czapek’s Agar 1.3-1.5 cm in 14 days at 25°C, dense, raised; conidial heads radiate to loosely columnar, white to cartidge buff (R., Plate XXX); mycelium white to pale capucine buff (R., Plate III); exudate abundant, light yellow; soluble pigment buff-yellow (R., Plate IV); reverse deep chrome or capucine orange to amber brown (R., Plate III); stipes 140-1510 × 2.8-11.1 μm, colorless or light yellow to pale brown, smooth to slightly roughened; vesicles obovoid, subglobose or pyriform, 6.0-29.4 μm wide. Aspergilla biseriate, metulae covering 1/2 to 4/5 of the vesicle, 4.0-9.4 × 2.5-5.7 μm; phialides 4.8-8.7 × 2.2-3.0 μm. Conidia globose to subglobose, 2.0-4.0 μm in diameter, smooth walled. Colony diameters on Malt Extract Agar 3.0-3.5 cm in 14 days at 25°C, plane to velutinous; conidial heads radiate to columnar, white to light buff (R., Plate XV); mycelium white to pinkish buff (R., Plate XXIX); soluble pigment red brown; reverse light pinkish cinnamon or vinaceous-cinnamon to mikado brown (R., Plate XXIX).

Taiwan, Penghu Pref., common species from soil, 4 Sep 1987 (CCRC 32113); soil, Taipei Pref., 31 May 1988 (CCRC 32314); soil, Taichung City, 24 Nov 1989.

 Habitat: from soil.

Taiwan, Cuba, Santiago de Las Vegas.


Tzean, SS et al. 1990.


S. S. Tzean and J. L. Chen

 Note: Colonies on Czapek’s Agar growing slowly; conidial heads white to buff; stipes long, up to 1500 μm, colorless to pale brown; aspergilla biseriate; conidia globose to subglobose, smooth walled.