Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Antipodium arechae

Antipodium arechae Matsushima, Mats. Myc. Mem. 1:6. 1980..

 Description: Colonies diameter on Oat Meal Agar 56-58 mm in 16 days at 25°C, effuse, floccose, white to orange white; reverse pale orange white to orange white. Mycelium partly superficial, partly immersed composed of branched, septate, smooth or finely roughened, hyaline to subhyaline, 2.6-5.6 μm wide hyphae. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, simple or branched, straight or slightly curved, smooth to finely roughened, hyaline to subhyaline, 48.0-104.0 X 4.5-6.0 μm. Conidiogenous cells monophialidic. Conidia brone in chain, fusiform or rarely clavate, mostly 1-septate, sparsely 2-3-septate, smooth, hyaline, subhyaline in mass, 18.0-33.6 (50.4) X 4.8-9.6 μm. often constricted at the septate.

Taiwan, Sanhsia, Taipei Pref., on a rotten leaf of bamboo, 10 Aug. 1993, TNTU 1118. leg. J.L. Chen.

 Habitat: on a rotten leaf of bamboo



Matsushima, 1980.


S. S. Tzean and J. L. Chen

 Note: This is a rare species. It is characterized by monophialidic conidiogenous cells and fusiform, septate, hyaline conidia borne in chain.