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Page number:45 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Pithomyces chartarum (Berk. & Curt.) M. B. Ellis, 1960, Mycol. Pap., 76: 13-15. / in Matsushima (1971), p. 45.
Syn Sporidesmium chartarum Berkeley & Curtis from Berkeley,Grevillea, 3, No. 26, p. 50.
Piricauda chartarum (Berk. & Curt.) R. T. Moore, 1959, Rhodora, 61: 96.
Scheleobrachea echinulata (Speg.) Hughes, 1958, Canad. J. Bot., 36: 802.
Sporidesmium bakeri Sydow, 1914, Ann. mycol., Berl., 12: 204.
Hab On a rotten Musa paradisiaca leaf; Honiara, Guadalcanal Island; 4. i. 1970; MFC-2856.
Descr On b/c: Conidiophores micronematous. Conidiogenous cells arising perpendicularly from repent hyphae, closely aggregated, 6-12 µm long, 3-4 µm wide, disintegrating at maturity to liberate conidia. Conidia 25-33 x 13-20 µm, dark fuligineous.
Mem Sporidesmium chartarum is best known as the causal agent of facial eczema in sheep in New Zealand (Dingley, 1962).
Ref Ellis, M. B., 1960, Mycol. Pap., 76: 13-15. => Pithomyces chartarum: conidia bradly oval, with 3-4 (usually 3) transverse septa, the middle cells usually divided by longitdinal septa. verruculose to echinulate, 18-29 x 10-17 µm. ** Barron, G. L., 1968, The Genera of Hyphomycetes from Soil, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 259-260.
 
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