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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Tetraploa aristata Berk. & Br.
Colony characteristics. Colonies (OA) restricted, dark greyish, velvety.
Microscopy. Hyphae 1.5-3.0 ?m wide, pale to dark brown. Conidia sessile, solitary, brown, verruculose, tetra-columnar, with 3-4 cells in each column, with shallow furrows between the columns, 30-40 x 12-30 ?m; the columns diverge from one another apically and each terminate in an appendage; appendages setiform, septate, 20-60 ?m in length, 5-7 ?m wide at the base, tapering to 2-3 ?m wide at the tip.
Pathogenicity. BSL-1. The species has been reported as agent of keratitis (Newmark & Polack, 1970; Zapater, 1980) and subcutaneous infection (Markham et al., 1990).
Reference. Ellis (1971).
Nomenclature. Tetraploa aristata Berkeley & Broome - Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 2, 5: 459, 1850.
 
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