A New Taxonomic Scheme for Penicillium Anamorphs

  • Amelia C. Stolk
  • Robert A. Samson
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 102)


The genus Penicillium is divided into ten sections: Torulomyces (Delitsch) Stolk & Samson, Aspergilloides Dierckx, Eladia (G. Smith) Stolk & Samson, Divaricatum Raper & Thom ex Pitt, Inordinate Pitt, Ramosum Stolk & Samson, Penicillium, Coremigenum (Biourge) Pitt, Biverticillium (Dierckx) Stolk & Samson, and Geosmithia (Pitt) Stolk & Samson. A key to the section and short descriptions of each section are given. Sections which are subdivided in series are keyed out.


Type Species Narrow Neck Wide Neck Transverse Striation Taxonomic Scheme 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amelia C. Stolk
    • 1
  • Robert A. Samson
    • 1
  1. 1.Centraalbureau voor SchimmelculturesBaarnThe Netherlands

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