Observation 117342: Penicillium subgenus Penicillium
When: 2012-10-28
Who: Byrain
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found growing on an old & dried out Agaricus xanthodermus.

Conidia finely roughened, the hyphae varying from smooth to finely roughened, clamps not observed, & no reaction with melzers observed.
Condia range = 3 – 4 μm
Conidia average = 3.05 μ
Q range = 1
20 conidia measured.

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Conidia, 1000x, mounted in KOH, 1μ divisions
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1000x, mounted in KOH, 1μ divisions

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