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Sarocladium kiliense

Sarocladium kiliense (Grütz) Summerb., in Summerbell, Gueidan, Schroers, Hoog, Starink, Arocha Rosete, Guarro & Scott, Stud. Mycol. 68: 158 (2011)

Index Fungorum number: IF 519592        Facesoffungi number: FoF05816


Basionym: Acremonium kiliense Grütz, Dermat. Wochenschr. 80: 774 (1925)


Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Hyphomycetous, sporulated in PDA medium. Colonies attaining a diam. of 2.6 cm in 12 days at 22 °C, entire margin, circular, dense, moist, with radial wrinkles on the surface, pink from above and reverse. Mycelium strands form at the central of colonies from which the phialides are produced. Phialides 20–46 × 1–2 μm (x̄ = 34 × 1.7 μm, n = 50) phialidic, slender, tapering towards the apex. Conidia 2–6 × 1–2 μm (x̄ = 4 × 1.5 μm, n = 100), abundant, cylindrical to elliptical, asepate, hyaline, smooth-walled, straight to curved, with round end, tending to gather in slimy head at the tip of phialide.


Host and Habitat: Endophytic, pathogenic or saprobic on Brassica napus, Ficus carica, Malus domestica, Phoenix dactylifera and scarred leaves of an unidentified plant as well as animal and human pathogens (Hyde et al. 2019; Farr and Rossman 2021).


Known distribution: China (Hubei, Yunnan), England, Iran, Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom (Farr and Rossman 2021).


Material examined: CHINA, Yunnan Province, Kunming Institute of Botany, on scarred leaves of an unidentified plant, 10 September 2017, R. Phookamsak, Dry culture (HKAS 101476), living culture KUMCC 18-0031.


GenBank Accession No: ITS: MK616348, LSU: MK616474.