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Brachysporium nigrum

Brachysporium nigrum (Link) S. Hughes


Distribution: USA, Rhode Island, on wood in the Saugatucket River (Lamore and Goos 1978).

Sexual morph: see Reblová and Seifert (2004).

Notes: LSU, SSU and RPB2 sequence data are available.



Réblová M, Seifert KA (2004) Cryptadelphia (Trichosphaeriales), a new genus for holomorphs with Brachysporium anamorphs and clarification of the taxonomic status of Wallrothiella. Mycologia 96:343367.

Luo ZL, Hyde KD, Liu JK, Maharachchikumbura SSN et al. 2019 Freshwater Sordariomycetes. Fungal Diversity 99, 451660.


Figs. 1518. Brachysporium nigrum. 15. Ascospores. 16. Mature asci with ascospores. 17. Conidia of the Brachysporium nigrum anamorph, from culture. 18. Conidia of B. nigrum, from nature. Figs. 15, 16, 18: DIC. Figs. 15, 16, 18 from MR 2455-02; Fig.17 from culture M.R. 1495-99. Scale bars: 1518 = 10 µm (Réblová & Seifert, 2004)


Fig. 19. Brachysporium nigrum. A. Mature asci with paraphyses. B. Ascus stipe disintegrating along the outside of the vertical axis. C. Ascospores. D. Conidia and conidiophores of the Brachysporium nigrum anamorph, from nature. E. Longitudinal section of the perithecial wall. F. Habit sketch of perithecia and conidiophores, from nature. Scale bars: A-F = 10 µm. Figs. 19AF from Zignoella groenendalensis (Holotype, PAD). (Réblová & Seifert, 2004)


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