Fusarium aquaeductuum var. medium     (Marine Fungus)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Fungi
Phylum:Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order:Hypocreales
Family:Nectriaceae

Description
Color: Colonies are initially cream-colored which become orange-coloured at maturity.

Colonies slow growing, wet, initially bacteriumlike, becoming strongly coremiform at maturity, coremia fine needle-like and upto about 3 mm or more in length. Colony reverse light orange. Sporodochia orange-coloured, slimy, distinct to confluent, knob-like or strongly coremiform. Conidia 1-5 celled, rarely even 7-celled, sickle-shaped to almost straight, rarely constricted, 16.1-43.4 µ × 1.4-3.5 µ. Hyphae frequently irregularly swollen.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy

Biogeography


• 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 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02051672
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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