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Trichocladium

The dark brown 2- to several-celled spores (conidia) are produced by the swelling and subsequent delimitation of the terminal portion of short branches of the vegetative filaments. The most common species, T. asperum, has 2-celled, roughened spores. In soil and plant debris, including wood.

Classification: Chaetomiaceae (Sordariomycetidae). Holomorph: Chaetomium. Ref: Ellis 1971


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