Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Monacrosporium cionopagum

Newly proposed epiphet: Dactylellina cionopaga (Drechsler) Ying Yang & Xing Z. Liu, Mycotaxon 97: 158. (Index Fungorum). 2006.

Basionym: Dactylella cionopaga Drechsler, Mycologia 42: 30. 1950.

Monacrosporium cionopagum (Drechsler) Subram, J. Indian bot. Soc. 42: 293. 1963.

 Description: Vegetative hyphae hyaline, septate, 2?5 μm in diam; conidioophores hyaline, erect, septate, usually unbranched, gradually tapering upward, 2.8 μm in diam at the tip, bearing a single conidium; conidia hyaline, mostly broadly spindle-shape, rounded distally, narrowing proximally, base truncate, 2?5 septate, mostly 3?4 septate, the middle cell the largest, 44?60 × 14?22 μm; trapping nematodes by means of adhesive mesh-like, two-dimensional net-works.

Taiwan, Chiayi County, Fencihu, litter, 3 Sep. 1991, H004 (BCRC 32658); Taiwan, Nantou County, Puli, soil, 4 Nov. 1990, B003 (BCRC 32752); Taiwan, Nantou County, Sitou, litter, 1 Dec. 1991, I004 (BCRC 32759). J. Y. Liou

 Habitat: soil.

Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, USA


Tzean, SS. et al. 1997


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

 Note: M. cionopagum is characterized by its trapping devices, more elongated shape and septation of conidia and less union of mesh-like trapping devices in scattered positions.