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Stipitatum; P. emmonsii See P. brevicompactum P. lividum See P. P. lividum T. spiculisporum; P. lehmanii; P. spiculisporum See E. baamense See T. luteus See P. griserifulvum See E. E. P. dimorphosporum See T. P. viridicatum See P. corymbiferum See P. aurantiogriseum See P. E. euglaucum See? P. verrucosum P. wortmannii; P. kloeckeri P. E. javanicum ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. The work on Penicillium was carried out in conjunction with work on SERC Contract No. " We are also grateful to Z. Lawrence of MAFF for the scanning electron micrographs and to our colleagues, especially D.

Mycophenolic acid was found mainly in the medium and brevianamide and asperphenamate in the aerial hyphae, while ergosterol was shown to be present throughout the mycelium. 2. Growth in Liqid Media Species of Acremonium and Penicillium grow well in submerged culture, and most physiological investigations and industrial exploitations use liquid media. Studies related to penicillin production by P. chrysogenum were among the first to demonstrate that a filamentous fungus could be grown in continuous culture (Pirt and Callow, 1960).

Series janthinellum of Section divaricatum. Conidial heads of an irregular pattern and growth broadly spreading. Penicillium janthinellum Biourge [syn. P. simplicissimum (Oudemans) Thorn]' Stolk and Samson (1983) regard these as synonyms, while Pitt (l979b) places them far apart. This is a very variable group with broadly floccose, spreading colonies, radially furrowed, pale gray-green, with reverse varying from colorless to yellowish greenish or showing reddish pigments; conidiophores finely to coarsely rough, conidial heads irregular, often consisting of a simple whorl of cells supporting the conidiogenous cells; conidiogenous cells characteristic, very divergent, tapering abruptly to a long, slender tip; conidia mostly elliptical to subglobose, delicately roughened, arranged in delicate divergent twisted chains.

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