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Remarks (internal):The two conidial varieties described here were both obtained from ascospore isolates of indistinguishable perfect states. The conidial shape is usually distinguishable both on the natural substrate and in culture, but on natural substrates both types often occur side by side; therefore we prefer to distinguish them only at the varietal level. Var. minutum is variable in different strains; most commonly the conidia are obliquely apiculate and tend to adhere in imbricate chains. In the holotype specimen and in PRM 796745 the conidia are perfectly round and subglobose and adhere in regular chains as illustrated by Arnaud (1953) for Monostachys transversalis; on Arnaud's specimen, however, both round and apiculate conidia occur. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Chloridium botryoideum (Corda) Hughes var. minutum (Sacc.) W. Gams & Hol.-Jech. comb. nov.
Rhinotrichum minutum Sacc. - Michelia 1: 87. 1877; Fungi ital. autogr. del. Tab. 62. 1877 = Psilobotrys minuta (Sacc.) Sacc. - Michelia 1: 538. 1879 = Chloridium minutum (Sacc.) Sacc. - Syll. Fung. 4: 321. 1886.
Monostachys transversalis Arnaud - Bull. trimest. Soc. mycol. Fr. 69: 278. 1953, nom. inval. (Art. 36).
Very similar to var. botryoideum, but differing in the short ellipsoidal to subglobose conidia, mostly obliquely apiculate at the base, (2.0-)2.5-4.0 x 1.5-2.0 pm, and a length/width ratio of 1.4-2.0. Vegetative hyphae in some strains are monilioid and to 5 µm wide.
 
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