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Fusarium graminearum Schwabe
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Fusarium graminearum

Author: Schwabe


Synonym(s): Gibberella zeae (Schwein.) Petch


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Sordariomycetes

Order: Hypocreales

Family: Nectriaceae

Genus: Fusarium



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Hyaline septate hyphae, conidiophores, phialides, macroconidia, and microconidia are observed microscopically. Macroconidia are two to multicelled, are sickle-shaped, and have a distinct basal foot cell and pointed distal ends. Fusarium grow rapidly on Sabouraud dextrose agar at 25°C and produce woolly to cottony, flat, spreading colonies.From the front, the color of the colony may be white, cream, tan, salmon, cinnamon, yellow, red, violet, pink, or purple. From the reverse, it may be colorless, tan, red, dark purple, or brown.

Fusarium boat-shaped conidium

The teleomorph of this organism is Gibberella zeae , and is characterized by purple to black perithecia.

Gibberella ascospores

Tom Volk’s page on Fusarium graminearum , aka Gibberella zeae

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Created: 2009-04-15 16:11:06 PDT (-0700) by Jake Cox (jakecox7)
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Kingdom Fungi  
 Phylum Ascomycota  
 Class Sordariomycetes  
 Order Hypocreales  
 Family Nectriaceae  
 Genus Fusarium  
  Fusarium graminearum    Schwabe 
Provider: Tseng, Shean-Shung 
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Citation: Sun, S. K. et. al.: 中華民國真菌學會第四次會員大會紀要: 20, 1987
Name Code: 144213
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