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Mucor inaequisporus Dade

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Scientific name
Mucor inaequisporus
Author
Dade
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Chytrid, Zygomycete, Downy Mildew and Slime Mould
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Zygomycota
Class
Incertae sedis
Order
Mucorales
Family
Mucoraceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Leslie Freitas
Comments etc.
Leslie Freitas

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Yellow colonies, yellow reverse, growing 9 cm diam., After four days, at 25 ° C, in MEA. Sporangiophores with inlaid wall, brown, 12–45 μm in diameter, erect, sinuous, curved inside. Simple, sympodial, monopodial, long or short ramifications. Yellow, globular and subglobous sporangia, with a vitreous aspect, 60–170 μm dia., With a balanced, deliquescent wall in mature sporangia and persistent in young people. Columelas light brown to yellow, variable in shape, piriform, some with central constriction, conical, oblong, ellipsoids, obovoides and subglobosae, with yellow content, 33.5–110 (–130) × 4–90 (–110) μm .; evident necklace. Yellow-green sporangiospores, with granular content, of variable shapes and sizes, elliptical, 5–13 (–21.5) × 3–11 (–16) μm, globular and subglobous, 7–18 μm in diameter, some irregular , 12–30 × 5–12 (–16) μm. Chlamydospores and zygosporangia not observed.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

soil, decomposing animal, plant, fruit and vegetable droppings


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

SCHIPPER, M. A. A. On certain species ofMucorwith a key to all accepted species. Studies in Mycology, v. 25, p.1–53, 1990.
SCHIPPER, M.A.A. On certain species of Mucor with a key to all accepted species. By MAA Schipper. Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, 1978.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted