Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Camposporium antennatum

Camposporium antennatum Harkn., Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci., 1:37-38. 1884,.

 Description: Colonies diameter on V8 Juice Agar 90 mm in 45 days at 25°C, effuse, somewhat floccose at the center, grey to olive grey or greyish yellow; reverse orange grey to brownish orange or yellowish brown. Mycelium partly immersed, partly superficial, composed of branched, septate, smooth, hyaline to pale brown, 1.6-5.6 μm wide hyphae. Conidiophores macronematous, mononematous, simple or branched, irregularly bent, pale brown to dark brown, 73.3-141.6 × 5,8-8.0 μm. Conidiogenous cells polyblastic, terminal, intercalary, with conspicuously cylindrical denticulate. Conidia solitary, acropleurogenous, cylindrical, rounded at the apex, conico-truncate at the base, 4-9(10)-septate, smooth, middle brown, paler towards the both ends, often 1-3 appendage, 31.7-73.3 × 1.3-2.4 μm at the apical cell, 37.5-65.0 × 10.0-14.5 μm.

Taiwan, Kentin Park, Pingtung Ref., rotten leaf, 25 Aug. 1986. TNTU 672. leg. J.L. Chen

 Habitat: on rotten leaf

Australia, Japan, England, Cuba, Venezuela, Hong Kong, United Kingdom.


Ellis 1971. Matsushima, 1975


J. L. Chen and S. S. Tzean

 Note: This species is distinguished by its polyblastic conidiogenous cells and cylindrical, septate, brown conidia with linear, hyaline, 1-3 appendages at the apical cell.