Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
   
 
 BCRC Number 32635      
   
 Scientific Name: Penicillium chrysogenum
 
   
   
 Author:

Penicillium chrysogenum Thom, Bull. Bur. Anim. Ind. US Dep. Agric. 118:58. 1910.

Subgenus: Penicillium

   
 
 
 
 
 Description: CYA, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 38-40 mm, center somewhat raised, velutinous, mar-gin entire, mycelium white; conidiogenesis abundant, dull to greyish green (26B-E3-4, 27E3-5); exudate pale yellow to pastel yellow (1A3-4); soluble pigment absent; reverse yellowish white to greyish yellow (4A-B2-4) or greyish green (28B3-4). MEA, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 32-34 mm, plane, velutinous, margin thin, broad, ef-fuse, entire mycelium white; conidiogenesis abundant, greyish green (26B-D4-5) or dull green (27D3-4); exudate and soluble pigment absent; reverse yellow (4B3-5) or greyish to dull green (29C-D3-4). G25N, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 17-19 mm, center somewhat raised, floccose, subcenter, margin velutinous, dense, margin entire; mycelium white; conidiogenesis abundant, dull green (26D3-4); exudate and soluble pigment absent; reverse yellowish grey to dull yellow (3B2-3), greyish green (29C3-4) or yellowish white (3A2). CYA, 5°C, 7 days: germination with limited growth. CYA, 37°C, 7 days: colonies diameters 5-10 mm, pulvinate, wrinkled, velutinous, margin entire; mycelium white; conidiogenesis sparse; exudate and soluble pigment absent; reverse yellowish white to greyish yellow (4A-B2-3). Conidiophores and conidia: conidiophores on MEA borne from aerial and superficial myce-lium; stipes septate, apices vesiculate, 47-160 × 3.2-3.6 μm, smooth, thin walled; penicilli mostly irregularly terverticillate or quaterverticillate, less often biverticillate; rami in groups of 1-2, 11.9-19.0 × 2.4-3.6 μm, smooth; metulae in verticils of 2-7, smooth, 7.1-13.5 × 2.4-5.5 μm; phialides in verticils of 5-9, ampulliform, smooth, 6.6-7.2 × 2.4-2.8 μm, collula short; conidia subglobose, less commonly broadly ellipsoidal, 2.4-3.3 × 2.4-3.0 μm, smooth, thick walled, borne on long, loose, irregular comumns.
 
 
 
 
 
 Specimens:

Taiwan, Tainan County, from soil, 1 Aug 1990.

 
 
 
 Habitat: from soil.
 
 
 
 Distribution:

Taiwan, USA, Korea.

 
 
 
 References:

Tzean, SS et al. 1994.

   
   
   
 Provided:

S. S. Tzean and S. C. Chiu

 
 
 Note: common species, voucher culture CCRC 32635.