Simplicillium lanosoniveum (J.F.H. Beyma) Zare & W. Gams, Nova Hedwigia
73(1–2): 39 (2001)
Index Fungorum number: IF 532459, Facesoffungi number: FoF 05814
Saprophytic on Ophiocordyceps unilateralis. Asexual morph: Hyphomycetous. Mycelium aseptate, hyaline, smooth-walled. Phialides 20–40 × 1.1–2 (x̄ = 30 × 1.6, n = 20) μm, arising from the prostrate mycelium, blastic, enteroblastic, phialidic, monophialidic, discrete, terminal, aseptate, hyaline, smooth-walled, solitary, tapering toward the apex. Conidia 2–4.5 × 1–3 (x̄ = 3 × 1.8, n = 60) μm, hyaline, amerospores, globose to ellipsoidal, smooth-walled, adhering in globose to ellipsoidal head at the apex of phialides. Sexual morph: Undetermined (Wei et al. 2019).
Culture characters: The colonies on PDA medium were rapid-growing, reaching a diam. of 5.5 cm in 30 days at 22 °C, white, entire margin, velvety, with radial cracks and primrose-yellow on the reverse (Wei et al. 2019).
Known hosts and distributions: Widespread (see Wei et al. 2019)
Sequences data: MFLUCC 18–1385 (SSU = MK752791, LSU = MK752849, ITS = MK752683, TEF = MK926450, RPB1 = MK882622).