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Brachiosphaera tropicalis

Brachiosphaera tropicalis Nawawi, in Descals, Newawi & Webster, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 67(2): 213 (1976).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 309924; Facesoffungi number: FoF11929 , Fig. 1

Description: see Descals et al. (1976).

Material considered: see Descals et al. (1976).

Fig. 1 Brachiosphaera tropicalis (IMI 195180, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 5 in Descals et al. 1976). a Portion of conidiophores showing spent conidiogenous cells with collarette-like scars. b, c Mature conidium attached to the conidiophore. Note the sympodial proliferation of the new conidiogenous cell. d Conidia. Scale bars: a = 20 μm, b–d = 50 μm.

Importance and distribution

Brachiosphaera comprises two species known on wet wood from river foam in Asia (Peninsular Malaysia) and North America (Caribbean (Jamaica)).



Descals EC, Nawawi A, Webster J. 1976 Developmental studies in Actinospora and three similar aquatic hyphomycetes. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 67, 207–222.


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