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Page number:319 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Nigrospora Zimmermann, 1902, Zentbl. Bakt. ParasitKde, Abt. 2, 8: 220.
Basisporium Molliard, 1902, Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr., 18: 167-170.
Dichotomella Sacc., 1914, Annls mycol., 12: 312.
Colonies at first white with small, shining black conidia easily visible under a low-power dissecting microscope, later brown or black when sporulation is abundant. Mycelium all immersed or partly superficial. Stroma none. Setae and hyphopodia absent. Conidiophores micronematous or semi-macronematous, branched, flexuous, colourless to brown, smooth. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, discrete, solitary, determinate, ampulliform or subspherical, colourless. Conidia solitary, with a violent discharge mechanism (fully described by Webster, 1952), acrogenous, simple, spherical or broadly ellipsoidal, compressed dorsiventrally, black, shining, smooth, 0-septate.
Type species: Nigrospora panici Zimm.
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