Observation 56017: Purpureocillium Luangsa-ard, Hywel-Jones, Houbraken & Samson

When: 2010-10-19

Collection location: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: A. Cortés-Pérez (Alonso)

No specimen available

Penicillium growing on a stromata of Cordyceps.

Proposed Names

30% (2)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features
17% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: When collected in Thailand, specimens are found in soil, usually solitary, and occur on cydnid bugs (Cydnidae, Hemiptera) and nematodes, having “yellowish to brownish synnemata, ranging from 15-60 mm long, 0.5-2 mm in diam” and bear “pink to purple conidia.” The taxon was transfered from Penicillium lilacinum to Paecilomyces, but “recent molecular work has shown that P. lilacinus is not related to the genus Paecilomyces sensu stricto.”
Used references: Hywel-Jones, Nigel et al. Atlas of Invertebrate-Pathogenic Fungi of Thailand Vol. 1. Thailand: BIOTEC/NSTDA, 2007. Print. pp. 70-71
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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the various species
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-04-23 13:43:26 CDT (-0400)

of Nomuraea and Isaria with purple conidia will all soon belong to Purpureocilium.

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