(Hyphomycetes) Fr.
(moulds)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Form genus 6 illustrated subtaxa 8 ident. refs
Form genus 1 ident. refs
Infected leaf - top surface - close-up (Click to view)Infected plant - in situ (Click to view)Leaf spots - top surface - close-up (Click to view)Leaf spot - under surface - close-up (Click to view)Leaf spots - close-up (Click to view)Leaf spot - under surface - close-up (Click to view)Leaf with numerous leaf spots (Click to view)Ramularia with putative teleomorph (Click to view)Plant with infected older leaves - in situ (Click to view)Lesion - leaf under surface - close-up (Click to view)Caespituli on leaf under surface (Click to view)Leaf spot - leaf top surface - close-up (Click to view)Leaf spots on top surface of leaf - close-up (Click to view)
Form genus 27 illustrated subtaxa 10 ident. refs
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Colony on dead leaf (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 3 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Fungus (Click to view)
Form genus 2 ident. refs
Conidiomata (pale) on Hypoxylon (black) (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 4 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Conidia (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Spotted leaf - under surface (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Form genus 4 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Form genus 2 ident. refs
Form genus 6 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Form genus 5 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Conidiomata - on leaf litter (Click to view)Colony - ochraceous section - close-up (Click to view)
Form genus 3 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Form genus 6 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Synnemata - moist - lateral view (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Form genus 1 ident. refs
Form genus 1 ident. refs
Dematiaceous hyphomycete conidiophores (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 3 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Fungus (Click to view)
Species 1 illustrated subtaxa
Infected fruitbody - close-up (Click to view)
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Orange coating (Click to view)
Form genus 16 illustrated subtaxa 16 ident. refs
In situ (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Fungus (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Galls on Coniophora fruitbody (Click to view)
Form genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
Informal(Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
PhylumASCOMYCOTA (spore shooters, ascomycete)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of (Hyphomycetes) (moulds) :
1: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
25 Aug 2012 OSGR: SH75 53° 10' N, 3° 50' W Vice County: Denbigh (VC 50) Wales
Conidia in foam sample
Image 1: Conidium - magnified
2: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
25 Aug 2012 OSGR: SH75 53° 10' N, 3° 50' W Vice County: Denbigh (VC 50) Wales
Conidia in foam sample
Image 1: Conidium - highly magnified
3: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
21 Aug 2005 OSGR: NH90 57° 10' N, 3° 40' W Vice County: East Inverness-shire (VC 96) Scotland
In aborted Aecia of Gymnosporangium cornutum on Rowan leaves
Image 1: Aborted rust aecia like the ones found to be infected - highly enlargedImage 2: Conidiophore - in bubble - magnifiedImage 3: Conidiophores - magnifiedImage 4: Conidiophores - magnified (2)Image 5: Conidiophores - magnified (3)Image 6: Conidiophores - magnified (4)Image 7: Conidiophores - magnified (5)Image 8: Conidiophores - magnified (6)
4: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
21 Oct 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Infection on Hygrocybe virginea in short turf
Image 1: Infected cap of Hygrocybe virgineaImage 2: Infected caps of Hygrocybe virgineaImage 3: Infected caps - undersideImage 4: Infected Hygrocybe virgineaImage 5: Infection - close-upImage 6: Infection on cap of Hygrocybe virgineaImage 7: Infection - magnifiedImage 8: Infection spots - magnifiedImage 9: Infection spots - magnified (2)Image 10: SporesImage 11: Spores (2)Image 12: Spores and young sporophoreImage 13: SporophoresImage 14: Sporophores (2)
5: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
17 Oct 2000 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on dead standing Reed stem in Reed swamp
Image 1: Growth formImage 2: Growth form (2)Image 3: Growth form (3)Image 4: Growth form (4)Image 5: Growth form (5)Image 6: Growth form (6)Image 7: Microscopic structure
6: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
24 Dec 1998 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in foam sample
Image 1: Conidia of various species from foam sampleImage 2: Conidia of various species from foam sample (2)Image 3: Conidia of various species from foam sample (3)Image 4: Conidiophore from foam sampleImage 5: Conidium of unknown species
7: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
24 Dec 1998 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in foam sample
Image 1: ConidiumImage 2: Conidium (2)Image 3: Conidium (3)Image 4: Conidium (4)
8: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
24 Dec 1998 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in foam sample
Image 1: ConidiumImage 2: Conidium (2)Image 3: Conidium (3)
9: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
24 Dec 1998 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in foam sample
Image 1: Conidium
10: (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
10 Nov 1974 OSGR: SU96 51° 20' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
Dematiaceous hyphomycete on peat
Image 1: Conidia - magnifiedImage 2: Conidia - magnified (2)Image 3: Conidiophore bases - magnified

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 190 general literature references relevant to (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)

(Hyphomycetes) (moulds) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1,079 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for (Hyphomycetes) (moulds)
Hyphomycetes are an unnatural (polyphyletic) group which is, basically, a dumping ground for those fungi of which the perfect (sexual) stage is unknown. Most are ascomycetes, but their reproduction is primarily by means of asexual spores (conidia). Under the right conditions many will produce fruiting bodies and their relationships can then be ascertained; often they turn out to be species which are already known.

The true identities of the hyphomycetes are slowly being ellucidated by culturing and, more recently, DNA analysis and the classification will eventually disappear. Nevertheless "hyphomycete" remains a useful descriptive term for the asexual states of ascomycetes.
Mycology has been called "The Study of Spores" and nowhere is this more the case than in the Hyphomycetes. The range of spore (conidia) shapes is truly astonishing, although one perhaps needs to have previously spent a few years studying agarics to appreciate the diversity!

The conidiophores are also of diagnostic importance.
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