Paecilomyces variotii     (Marine Fungus)
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Class: Eurotiomycetes

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Color: Colonies are yellow-brown or sand-colored.

Colonies are fast growing, powdery to suede-like, funiculose or tufted. Conidiophores bearing dense, verticillately arranged branches bearing phialides. Phialides are cylindrical or ellipsoidal, tapering abruptly into a rather long and cylindrical neck. Conidia are subspherical, ellipsoidal to fusiform, hyaline to yellow, smooth-walled, 3-5 x 2-4 µm and are produced in long divergent chains. Chlamydospores are usually present, singly or in short chains, brown, subspherical to pyriform, 4-8 µm in diameter, thick-walled to slightly verrucose. RG-2 organism.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Gujarat, Bhavnagar Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Vala, AK; Vaidya, SY and Dube, HC (2000) Cellulase make-up of certain facultative marine fungi isolated from Bhavnagar coast Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 42(1&2) 153-156 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Mycology Online University of Adelaide, Australia Available at -

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