Cladosporium indicum   J. N. Rai, J. P. Tewari & Mukerji,  1969 (Marine Fungus)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Dothideomycetes

Conidiophores almost erect, branched, septate, yellowish grey, smooth to very finely roughened, up to 144 µ in length and 2.0-4.8 µ in width, bearing dendroid chains of conidia which fall-off very easily, leaving geniculate scars on the conidiophores. Conidia generally one to three-celled, thick-walled, yellowish grey, black in mass, almost globose to cylindrical to irregularly shaped, upto 12.8 µ in length, smooth except for one to three dark tipped projections
representing points of attachment, ramoconidia generally longer than the terminal conidia, Chlamydospores present in the submerged mycelium.

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Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy


• West Bengal, Kagh Island INDIA (Record: 12/1960 - 01/1961)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rai, JN; Tewari, JP and Mukerji, KG (1966) Mycoflora of mangrove mud Mycopathologia Springer 38(1-2) 17-31 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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