Contribution to Our Knowledge of Aspergillus Teleomorphs: Some Taxonomic Problems

  • Shun-ichi Udagawa
  • M. Takada
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 102)

Summary

Based on recent knowledge of Aspergillus teleomorphs, some species belonging to the genera Eurotium, Neosartorya and Emericella are treated taxonomically. The second heterothallic species of Neosartorya, N. spathulata, is described. Results on interspecific pairings between another heterothallic species, N. fennelliae, and A. fumigatus are also noted.

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Mating Type Oatmeal Agar Strain NRRL Greyish Green Conidial Head 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shun-ichi Udagawa
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Takada
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Hygienic SciencesTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Toyo Jozo Co., Ltd.Ohito ShizuokaJapan

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