Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Nomuraea cylindrospora

Nomuraea cylindrospora (Chen et al.) Tzean et al., Mycologia 85: 514-519. 1933.

 Description: Host covered by mycelium, initially white, then turning pale green, greyish green (27D-E5-7), velutinous in age with heavy sporulation. Synnemata absent. Mycelium white, composed of branched, septate, smooth-walled, hyaline hyphae, 2.5-4.2 μm wide. Conidiophores ascending from hyphae, septate, smooth-walled, hyaline, 25-147 × 1.6-3.6 μm, bearing divergent, terminal, verticillate, or irregularly subterminal lateral or lower level metulae, single or two to five in whorls arising most often below septa. Metulae broadly clavate, or cylindrical, 20-60 × 1.8-4.2 μm, occasionally proliferating. Phialides in a group of two to eight, closely appressed, rarely solitary and borne directly on the conidiophores, oval-cylindrical, ellipsoidal, neck absent or barely perceptible, 5.6-7.1 ×2.8-3.6 μm. Conidia catenulate, basipetal, one-celled, smooth-walled, dimorphic; microconidia formed first, ovoid, ellipsoidal or subglobose, 3.6-8.7 × 2.5-3.3 μm; macroconidia formed later, mostly cylindrical, ellipsoidal, usually slightly curved, 14.2-22.5 × 3.7-4.6 μm, single, hyaline to greenish white (30A2), in mass greyish green (29B-C5-6) to dark green or deep green (28E-F7-8). With the scanning electron microscope, the micro- and macroconidia apiculate or somewhat truncate. Chlamydospores absent.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Wulai, on cicada Pomponia linearis, Ho-moptera, Ho.137, 1 Jun 1990.

 Habitat: on cicada Pomponia linearis.

Taiwan; China.


Tzean, SS et al. 1997.


S. S. Tzean and L.S. Hsieh

 Note: new combination.