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Description:Schwanniomyces Klöcker emend. M. Suzuki & Kurtzman. Species form 1-4 globose ascospores that may be glabrous, roughened or roughened with an equatorial ledge. Asci may be unconjugated or show conjugation between a cell and its bud or between independent cells. Cells divide by multilateral budding and are spherical to elongate. Pseudohyphae may form, but septate hyphae are absent. Sugars may be fermented and various sugars, polyols and organic acids are assimilated, but nitrate is not utilized. The major ubiquinone is CoQ-9. Species are negative on the diazonium blue B test. 
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