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Capnodium salicinum

Capnodium salicinum Mont., Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3 11: 234 (1849).

= Capnodium citri Berk. & Desm., in Berkeley, Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 4: 11 (1849)

            Index Fungorum number: IF 168391; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1

Description:

Sooty molds on host. Asexual morph: Mycelium superficial, scattered or gregarious, dark brown to brown, cylindrical, swollen at the central part, 10–15 μm diam. (x̄ = 11.2 μm, n = 10), stalk black, 2.7–6 μm diam × 15–30 μm high (x̄ = 3.6 × 16.2 μm, n = 20), wall comprising mostly cylindrical cells, the swollen part producing conidia inside.  Conidiogenous cells produced on the inner cell walls of the swollen part.  Conidia 9–20 × 7–12 μm (x̄ = 6.2 × 10.4 μm, n = 20), cylindrical to oblong, ends round, yellowish brown to dark brown, 1 to multiseptate, smooth-walled. Sexual morph: Unknown.

Material examined: France, on leaves, 1st February 1859, Desmazières J (BR5020099733172).