A NEW SPECIES OF PAECILOMYCES ISOLATED FROM CORDYCEPS ODONATAE
LIU Zou-yi ,LIANG Zong-qi AND LIU Ai-ying
Systematic Mycology & Lichenology, Laboratory Institute of Microbiology,
Academia Sinica Guizhou Agricultural College 550025 Guiyang

ABSTRACT: A new species of Paecilomyces-P.odonatae isolated from Cordyceps odonatae was described. The typical characteristics distinguishing P.odonatae from the other spe- cies of Paecilomyces was that there was the plepomorphism with two types of con- idiogenous structure : paecilomyces- type producing ellipsoidal conidia in chains an -d acremonium- type producing cylindrical conidia in a slime head.

KEY WORDS : Paecilomyces odonatae ; Cordyceps odonatae ; paecilomyces - type conidiogenous structure ; acremonium-type conidiogenous structure