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 Add this item to the list  Fusarium incarnatum (Rob.) Sacc.
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Description:Fusarium incarnatum (Rob.) Sacc.
Colony characteristics. Colonies (OA) growing rapidly; aerial mycelium floccose, at first whitish, later becoming avellaneous to buff-brown; reverse pale, becoming peach-coloured.
Microscopy. Conidiophores scattered in the aerial mycelium, loosely branched; polyblastic conidiogenous cells abundant. Sporodochial macroconidia slightly curved, with foot-cell, 3-7-septate, 20-46 — 3.0-5.5 µm. Conidia on aerial conidiophores (blastoconidia) usually borne singly on scattered denticles, fusiform to falcate, mostly 3-5-septate, 7.5-35 — 2.5-4.0 µm. Microconidia sparse or absent. Chlamydospores sparse, spherical, 10-12 µm diam, becoming brown, intercalary, single or in chains.
Pathogenicity. BSL-1. Isolated from skin burn of a patient who had suffered an electric shock (Imwidthaya et al., 1984). A case of endocarditis after aortic valve replacement was reported (McGinnis et al., 1994).
References. Booth (1977), Domsch et al. (1980), Gerlach & Nirenberg (1982), Nelson et al. (1983).
Nomenclature. Fusisporium incarnatum Roberge - Annls Sci. Nat., Bot., Sér. 3, 11: 273-285, 1849 ? Fusarium incarnatum (Roberge) Saccardo - Syll. Fung. 4: 712, 1886.
Fusarium semitectum Berkeley & Ravenel, in Berkeley - Grevillea 3: 98, 1875.
Fusisporium pallidoroseum Cooke - Grevillea 6: 139, 1878 ? Fusarium pallidoroseum (Cooke) Saccardo - Syll. Fung. 4: 720, 1886.
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