Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
 BCRC Number 32585      
 Scientific Name: Penicillium glabrum

Penicillium glabrum (Wehmer) Westling, Ark. Bot. 11: 131. 1911.

Subgenus: Aspergilloides

 Description: CYA, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 18-20 mm, center deeply velutinous, crateriform, subcenter raised with conspicuous zonation or wrinkled, margin radiately sulcate, floccose, narrow, white; mycelium white; conidiogenesis heavy, light green to dull green (27D-E3-4, 28D-E4-5); exudate and soluble pigment absent; reverse yellowish grey (2B2, 3B2-C2), dull yellow (3B3-4) or greyish yellow (2B2-C3, 3B5-C3-5) with dotted olive brown patches (3E-F4-8). MEA, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 20-22 mm, plane, center slightly umbonate, velutinous, margin entire, white, effuse; mycelium greenish white (30A2); conidiogenesis heavy dull green (26E3-4, 25E3-4) or greyish green (25E5, 26E5), dark green (25F4-6) to pastel green (30A4); exudate and soluble pigment absent; reverse center greyish yellow (4C5-6) to olive brown (4D5-6), subcenter olive (2F4-8, 2E7-8, 3F5-8), at the margin yel-lowish white to pale yellow (3A2-3). G25N, 25°C, 7 days: colony diameters 9-10 mm, sulcate, texture floccose; mycelium white; conidiogenesis moderate to more or less heavy, greyish green (25D-E5), greenish green (26C3) to dull green (25D4E4, 26D3-4, E3-4); exudate and soluble pigment lacking; reverse greyish yellow (4B3-4, 4C5-5) to dull yellow (3B3-4). CYA, 5°C, 7 days: no growth. CYA, 37°C, 7 days: no growth. Conidiophores and conidia: conidiophores on MEA borne from surface or subsurface myce-lium; stipes septate, apices vesiculate, 3.8-6.4 μm, stipes 27-160 × 1.9-3.2 μm, smooth to finely roughened, more or less thick-walled, monoverticillate, rarely biverticillate, bearing verticils of 8-12 phialides; phialides ampulliform to slightly acerose, 6.3-9.5 × 2.4-3.2 μm; conidia spherical to subspherical, 2.2-2.8 μm, smooth or finely roughened, borne in well-defined columns.

Taiwan, Chiayi County, from soil, 21 Dec 1988.

 Habitat: from soil.

Taiwan, Turkey, UK.


Tzean, SS et al. 1994.


S. S. Tzean and S. C. Chiu

 Note: infrequently isolated species in this study, but common elsewhere sensu Pitt (37), voucher culture CCRC 32585.