Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Agaricales 
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 Scientific Name: Nematoctonus leiosporus

Nematoctonus leiosporus Drechsler, Phytopathology 31: 779. 1941.

 Description: Vegetative hyphae hyaline, septate, 2.0?3.2 μm in diam; conidia usually developed in sterigmata arising singly from the clamp connections or directly from the hyphae; sterigmata unbranched, 2.5?12 μm in height, 0.5?1.5 μm in diam at the tip, bearing a single terminal conidium; conidia digitifrom, 18?25 × 2.5?3.5 μm, straight or slightly curved, tapering distally, sticked and indected the nematodes direct by the terminal adhesive cells from conidia; trapping nematodes by adhesive cells from conidia.

Taiwan, Taichung County, Dali, dried bamboo, 5 Jan. 1993, BCRC 32876. J. Y. Liou

 Habitat: dried bamboo

Canada, Hungary, Netherlands, Taiwan, USA


Tzean, SS. et al. 1997;


G. Y. Liou, S. S. Tzean and J. Y. Liou

 Note: N. leiosporus is characterized by its fertile hyphae with clamp connections and lacking adhesive cells, unbranched sterigmata and digitiform conidia.