Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Verticillium lecanii

Verticillium lecanii (Zimm.) Viegas, Rev. Inst. Café Estado Sao Paulo. 14: 754-772. 1939.

 Description: Host covered by white, pulverulent to tomentose mycelial weft. Hyphae moderately branched, septate, smooth-walled, hyaline, 1.6-2.4 μm in diam. Conidiophores tall, erect, septate, bearing phialides singly or in whorls of 2-8. Phialides awl-shaped, hyaline, smooth, (11.9-)14.3-22.2(-26.7) × (1.2-)1.6-2.4 μm. Conidia produced at the tip of phialides, often forming a mucoid false head, oval, ellipsoidal to shortly cylindrical. (2.4-)3.2-4.8(-6.4) × 1.6-2.0(-2.8) μm. Chlamydospores absent. Teleomorph unknown.

Taiwan, Taipei County, Sanhsia, Manyuehyuan, on wasp, Hymenoptera, Hy.11, 4 Aug 1989; Taipei City, Yangmingshan National Park, on hymenopteran host, Hy.48, 2 Aug 1995.

 Habitat: on wasp or hymenopteran host.

Taiwan, Caribbean, Puerto Rito.


Tzean, SS et al. 1997.


S. S. Tzean and J. L. Chen

 Note: recorded species.