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Penicillium citrinum Thom

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Scientific name
Penicillium citrinum
Author
Thom
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Eurotiomycetes
Order
Eurotiales
Family
Trichocomaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
LAYANNE FERRO
Comments etc.
LAYANNE FERRO

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Conidiophores arising from mycelium mat, predominant symmetrically biverticillate, terverticillate structures abundantly produced in fresh isolates; stipes smooth, width 2.0–3.0µm; metulae in whorls of 3–4(−6), 12−16×2.0−2.7μm; phialides ampulliform, 7.5−10×2.0−2.5μm; conidia smooth walled, globose to subglobose, 2.0−2.5×1.8−2.5μm. (Houbraken, Frisvad & Samson, 2010)


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

I suggest including it in the list of least concern (LC).


Geographic range

According to GBIF the species has 557 occurrences, distributed worldwide.


Population and Trends

There are 557occurrences in the world, with the highest number of records in United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

This species has been isolated from various substrates such as soil, (tropical) cereals, spices and indoor environments.


Threats

Although widely distributed, the species is found in areas that suffer anthropogenic action.


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade

Medicinal, biotechnological and ecological importance.


Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted