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Cladosporium herbarum

Cladosporium herbarum (Pers.) Link, Mag. Gesell. naturf. Freunde, Berlin 8: 37 (1816) [1815].

Dematium herbarum Pers., Ann. Bot. (Usteri) 11: 32 (1794).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 231458; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11092,    Fig. 1


Saprobic on host. Sexual morph: Unknown. Asexual morph: Stromata lacking. Conidiophores solitary, arising terminally or laterally from plagiotropous or ascending hyphae, with some nodulose swellings in short succession, producing a stalk with knotty appearance. Small terminal conidia 410 × 36 μm; intercalary conidia 515 × 46 μm; secondary ramoconidia 1225 × 39 μm, 01(3)-septate.

Material examined: The United States, California, MacBride Springs Public Camp, Mt. Shasta, Siskiyou Co., on Carex fracta (Cyperaceae), 4 July 1947, W.B and V.G Cooke (WBC 19289).