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 Add this item to the list  Ramichloridium schulzeri (Sacc.) de Hoog
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Description:Ramichloridium schulzeri (Sacc.) de Hoog
Colony characteristics. Colonies (OA) growing moderately rapidly, consisting of a rather compact, flat, submerged mycelium, pale orange, locally with some powdery, brownish aerial mycelium; reverse pink to orange.
Microscopy. Conidiophores erect, straight, unbranched, thick-walled, reddish-brown, up to 250 µm high, gradually becoming paler towards the apex, of variable length, elongating sympodially during conidiogenesis, with scattered, pimple-shaped conidium-bearing denticles which have unpigmented scars. Conidia subhyaline, smooth-walled or slightly rough-walled, ellipsoidal, obovoidal or fusiform, 6.5-10.0 x 3-4 µm, usually with an acuminate base and unpigmented scars.
Pathogenicity. BSL-1. Saprobe. A case of 'golden tongue' syndrome in a leukemic patient (Rippon et al., 1985).
Reference. De Hoog (1977).
Nomenclature. Psilobotrys schulzeri Saccardo, in Schulzer & Saccardo - Hedwigia 23: 126, 1884 ? Ramichloridium schulzeri (Saccardo) de Hoog - Stud. Mycol. 15: 64, 1977.
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