Paecilomyces indicus   J.N. Rai, J.P. Tewari & Mukerji,  1969 (Marine Fungus)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Eurotiomycetes

Color: Colony reverse light yellowish.

Fruiting structures generally very complex but scattered phialides also present. Conidiophores distinct, septate, branched, generally more or less swollen at the apex, 1.6-9.6 µ in width in the terminal regions, bearing divergent groups of phialides (few to numerous) at the tip forming head-sort of structure, phialides present along the length of the conidiophore also but generally concentrated in the terminal region. Phialides 6.4 µ-9.6 µ × 1.0-1.6 µ (rarely even 12.8 µ × 3.2 µ), cylindrical in the basal region and merging into a thin, slender conidium bearing tube generally about half, rarely two to three times the length of the phiatide body, conidia smooth, ellipsoid to cylindrical, 2.4-5.6 µ × 1.0-1.6 µ. Macrospores and perfect stage not observed.

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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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