Hyaline Hyphomyces Forming Conidia in Clusters


Acremonium

Formerly known as Cephalosporium because of the resemblance of clusters of conidia to the convolutions of a (admittedly tiny) brain
acremonium

FIG. 1. Acremonium in slide culture. Note the delicate hyphae indicated by the arrowhead and the phialide indicated by the arrow.

FIG. 2. Acremonium. The frail connection between phialide and conidia often makes it difficult to locate clustered conidia at the tip of phialides.

acremonium

Fusarium

fusarium
fusarium solani

FIG. 1. Fusarium solani in slide culture. Multicelled macroconidia and chlamydospores dominate this image.

FIG. 2. Fusarium. Macroconidia, septate hyphae, and chlamydospores are present.

acremonium

Trichoderma


trichoderma

FIG. 1. Trichoderma in slide culture.


Gliocladium


gliocladium

FIG. 1. Gliocladium in slide culture.


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