- A) conidiomata on pine needles, B+C) conidia on conidiogenous cells, D) paraphyses and developing conidia, E+F) spermatogenous cells, G) spermatia H) hyaline immature conidia, I) mature and germinated, hyaline and septate or aseptate conidia, J+K) mature, brown septate or aseptate conidia with inner surface of the wall, L) brown chlamydospores - scale bars: A = 500 μm, B, D, H-J, L = 10 μm, C, G, K = 5 μm, E, F = 2.5 μm (click to enlarge)
Author(s): A.J.L. Phillips, A. Alves, J. Abdollahzadeh, B. Slippers, M.J. Wingfield, J.Z. Groenewald and P.W. Crous
Source: Studies in Mycology, 2013, 76, p.150
Phaeobotryon cupressi Abdollahzadeh, Zare & A.J.L. Phillips 2009
This fungus causes branch cankers on cedar, cypress and juniper in western Asia and North America. Cultures are olive brown to gray on PDA. Conidia, produced within pycnidia, are hyaline to brown, thick-walled, oval and measure around 27 × 14 µm.