Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Gliomastix fusigera

Gliomastix fusigera Berk. & Br. C.H.Dickinson, 1968. Mycol. Pap. 115:70. 1968..

 Description: Colonies diameter on Oat Meal Agar larger than 50 mm in 70 days at 25°C, effuse, floccose, white to light grey; reverse yellow white, greyish yellow to light grey. Mycelium superficial, composed of branched, septate, smooth or finely roughened, hyaline to subhyaline hyphae. Conidiophores micronematous, macronematous, simple or branched, straight to flexuous or distorted, hyaline to subhyaline, smooth to roughened or verrucose at the apex, 1-3-septate, 77.5-136.6 × 2.5-6.7 μm. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, with a collula, 1.0-2.7 μm wide. Conidia borne in chain, obovoid, oval, fusiform or pyriform, roughened or verrucose, rarely smooth, pale grey, brownish grey to greyish brown or dark greyish brown, 11.7-25.8 × 5.3-10.0 μm.

Taiwan, Kaohsiung County, Shanping, on decayed leaf, 5 Feb. 1990. TNTU 836 (dried culture). leg. J.L. Chen.

 Habitat: on decaying leaf.

Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, New Celedonia, Seychelles and Srilanka.


Dickinson, 1968; Gams, 1971; Matsushima, 1975,1980,1983; Ellis, 1971; Lu et al., 2000.


S. S. Tzean and J. L. Chen

 Note: This isolate was identified to be conspecific to G. fusigerum (Berk. & Br) Dickinson (1968), and was easily distinguished by its distinct hyaline, phialidic conidiogenous cells and fusiform, verrucose, dark grayish brown conidia.