Moniliaceae


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Moniliaceae

[mə‚nil·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(mycology)
A family of fungi in the order Moniliales; sporophores are usually lacking, but when present they are aggregated into fascicles, and hyphae and spores are hyaline or brightly colored.
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Two fungal families were found; Dematiaceae (consisting of 1 genus: Rhinocladiella sp.) and Moniliaceae (consisting of 3 genera: Acremonium sp., Aspergillus sp., and Penicillium sp.).
The high concentration of metal ions, by creating a phytotoxic medium, has resulted in an adapted vegetation with a high degree of endemism (Jaffre 1980) and a microflora in which actinomycetes (bacteria) and Moniliaceae (fungi) predominate (Amir and Pineau 1998a).
Histoplasma capsulatum is a nonencapsulated, budding fungus of the Moniliaceae family.
japonicus, armed with the triterpene glycosides, increased the abundance of dematiaceous species of Hyphomycetes and eliminated some species of Moniliaceae from the bottom sediments (Table 3).