[Mycology] Re: Help with a spore id

Lucas Abreu via mycology%40net.bio.net (by lmabreu from gmail.com)
Sat Apr 26 13:22:15 EST 2008


It problably is an isolate of *Pestalotiopsis*, a coelomycete (asexual
ascomycete which forms acervuli).

Lucas Abreu

PhD student
Departament of chemistry
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil


On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 2:05 PM, <mycology-request from oat.bio.indiana.edu>
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> From: James <mahaffy from dordt.edu>
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> Folks,
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> We have a bright student who is doing a directed research project on
> testing the spores found in the air when it comes over Iowa from
> different areas.  The student is good at ID'ng most of her sproes (she
> grown then on agar and then looks at the spores) but is running stuck
> on this one.
>
> Can someone help me with this one?  I am not a mycologists but I have
> taught Plant Morphology.  My wild guess is initial stages of a
> zygosporangium but there is not much of a zygosporangium if that is
> it.
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> You can find her picture at:
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> http://homepages.dordt.edu/~mahaffy/temp/Spore_ST.JPG
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> Thanks.
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> From: "Dung, Jeremiah Kam Sung" <dungj from wsu.edu>
> Subject: [Mycology] Help with a spore id
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> James,
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> Those look like staurospores - branched, septate conidia (asexual
> spores) often formed by aquatic fungi.  I would try ID'ing with a
> Deuteromycete key first.
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> Jeremiah
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> M.S Student/Research Assistant
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> Department of Plant Pathology
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