Aspergillus christenseniae

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Aspergillus christenseniae
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Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Aspergillus
Species:
A. christenseniae
Binomial name
Aspergillus christenseniae
A.J. Chen, Frisvad & Samson (2016) [1]

Aspergillus christenseniae is a species of fungus in the genus Aspergillus . It is from the Cervini section. [1] The species was first described in 2016. [1] It has been reported to produce 4-hydroxymellein, terremutin, orange-red anthraquinone, and chlorflavonin. [1] The species was named for Martha Christensen. [2]

Growth and morphology

A. christenseniae has been cultivated on both Czapek yeast extract agar (CYA) plates and Malt Extract Agar Oxoid® (MEAOX) plates. The growth morphology of the colonies can be seen in the pictures below.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Chen, A.J.; Varga, J.; Frisvad, J.C.; Jiang, X.Z.; Samson, R.A. (2016). "Polyphasic taxonomy of aspergillus section Cervini". Studies in Mycology. 85: 65–89. doi:10.1016/j.simyco.2016.11.001. PMC   5192051 . PMID   28050054.
  2. Allen, Michael F.; Tuthill, Dorothy E.; States, Jack; Williams, Stephen E.; Henkel, Terry W. (29 January 2019). "In memoriam: Martha Christensen, 1932−2017". Mycologia. 111 (1): 190–193. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1544815 .