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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:SCYTALIDIUM
Scytalidium Pesante, 1957, Annali Sper. agr., N.S., 11, Suppl.: CCLXI-CCLXV.
Colonies effuse, dark blackish brown. Mycelium immersed and superficial. Hyphae smooth, some narrow, cylindrical, colourless, others thicker, pale to mid brown with oceasional darker swollen cells and often thick, very dark brown septa. The hyphae often lie parallel to one another and may be closely adpressed forming bundles. Stroma none. Setae and hyphopodia absent. Conidiophores micronematous, mononematous or sometimes synnematous, branched or unbranched, straight or flexuous, colouiless or brown, smooth. Conidiogenous cells fragmenting and forming arthroconidia, integrated, intercalary, determinate, eylindrical, doliiform or ellipsoidal. Conidia catenate, separating, dry, schizogenous, simple, smooth, 0-septate, with septa sometimes thick and very dark, of two kinds: (1) colourless, thin-walled, cylindrical or oblong, truncate at each end, (2) broader, mid or dark brown, thick-walled, oblong, doliif0rm or broadly ellipsoidal.
Type species: Scytalidium lignicola Pesante.
 
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