conidiophore


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conidiophore

[kə′nid·ē·ə‚fȯr]
(mycology)
A specialized aerial hypha that produces conidia in certain ascomycetes and imperfect fungi.
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The mycelium of the strain F1 grown on PDA usually consisted of an extremely branched complex network of septate, colorless and multinucleate hyphae and its fruiting body that was conidiophores consisted of the chains of conidia that resembled a broom which was an essential feature of Penicillium species (Fig.
Conidial chains are produced directly from the side or tip of hyhae or on conidiophores.
These insects had swollen abdomens, that angled away from the substrate; wings spread latero-dorsally and raised above the abdomen, and conspicuous masses of glutinous hyphae and conidiophores on the abdomen and thorax, similar to the wellknown fungus Entomophthora muscae (Cohn) Fres.
Aseptate conidiophores and mostly radiate heads with mono and biserriate sterigmata mounted on flask shaped vesicles.
5 cm###dark brown yellow###to conidiophore , conidia###simple and branched###Cylindrical or ellipsoidal,
Morphological and cultural characteristics of Trichoderma reesei Morphological characteristic Cultural characteristic Features Species Features Species characters characters Colony growth 5-6cm rate (cm) Colony colour Pale green Conidiophore Highly yellow branching branched Reverse colony Light lemon Phialide shape Legeniform colour yellow Colony edge Smooth reguler Phialide size 6.
a) colony morphology on PDA, (b, c) conidia in chaina, (d - h) conidiophore and spear shaped strigmata.
Conidiophores arising from the tissues were gently crushed in sterile water, and conidia were viewed with optical microscopy.
The sufficiently grown colonies were identified by performing scotch-tape method and by observing macroscopic (texture, topography, pigmentation, and exudates production) and microscopic (hyphal characters, conidiophores, conidial ornamentation) characteristics.
Microscopic examination with lactophenol cotton blue mount from the colony showed smooth conidiophores with uniseriate phialides on the upper part of vesicle, hence confirming the actual fungal etiology [Figure 3].
On microscopical observation, conidiophores apex change into globose vesicles on which bi-seriate conidial heads showed the densely attached conidia in chains (Figure 1d).