Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Acaromyces ingoldii

Acaromyces ingoldii Boekhout, Scorzetti, Gerson & Sztejnb., in Boekhout, Theelen, Houbraken, Robert, Scorzetti, Gafni, Gerson & Sztejnberg, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53(5): 1662 2003..

 Description: Colonies growing slowly on Potato Dextrose Agar at 25℃, white, villose, slimy while aged, irregularly radiate, ridged, reverse white with reddish-brown or brown pigment. Mycelium mostly immersed, composed of branched, septate, smooth, thin-walled, hyaline hyphae, 1 - 1.5 μm wide. Conidiophores micronematous. Conidia ellipsoidal, fusiform, 1-celled, smooth, hyaline, indistinct, arising from mycelium directly, catenulate, 6 - 15 × 1.5 - 3 μm.

Taiwan, Taitung County, on mites’ body surface, Dec 2007.

 Habitat: On mites’ body surface.

Taitung, Taiwan.


Boekhout, T. et al, 2003.


S. S. Tzean and T. W. Huang.

 Note: The isolate was accessed on mite’s body surface, without sign of parasitism. A. ingoldii is characterized by slow growing, irregularly radiate ridged colony, which becomes slimy while aged. In addition, conidiophores are micronematous, branched, the articulated conidiogenous cells potentially could be converted into conidia, thus variable in length.