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 Add this item to the list   Cladosporium herbarum (Pers.) Link: Fr.
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Description:Cladosporium herbarum (Pers.) Link: Fr.
Colony characteristics. Colonies (MEA 2%) moderately expanding, velvety, olivaceous green to olivaceous brown; reverse olivaceous black.
Microscopy. Conidiophores up to 250 µm long, 3-6 µm wide, with terminal and intercalary swellings and geniculate elongations, pale to mid olivaceous brown or brown, smooth-walled. Conidia ellipsoidal to cylindrical, with rounded ends, distinctly verrucose, with protuberant, brown scars, often 2- or more-celled, when 1-celled measuring 5.5-13.0 x 3.8-6.0 µm.
Teleomorph. Davidiella tassiana (de Not.) Johanson (Ascomycota, Euascomycetes, Dothideales: Myco-sphaerellaceae).
Pathogenicity. BSL-1. Very common saprobe on decaying plant material, frequently encountered in the clinical laboratory as a culture contaminant. This species was isolated from skin lesions (de Bièvre, 1982) and was reported as a possible agent of keratitis (Pritchard & Muir, 1987). Allergic pulmonary mycosis was reported by MuÀ±oz-Ancillo et al. (1996).
References. De Vries (1967), Ellis (1971), Domsch et al. (1980), Prašil & de Hoog (1988), David (1997).
Nomenclature. Dematium herbarum Persoon - Syn. Meth. Fung. p. 699, 1801 ? Cladosporium herbarum (Persoon) Link - Mag. Ges. Naturf. Freunde, Berlin 7: 37, 1815 ? Cladosporium herbarum (Persoon) Link: Fries - Syst. Mycol. 3: 370, 1829.
Sphaerella tassiana de Notaris - Sferiac. Ital. 1: 87, 1863 ? Mycosphaerella tassiana (de Notaris) Johanson - Oefvers. Vet. Ak. F?rh. 41: 163, 1884 ? Davidiella tassiana (de Notaris) Crous & U. Braun, in Braun, Crous, Dugan, Groenewald & de Hoog - Mycol. Prog. 2: 8, 2003.
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