Pithomyces chartarum (Berkeley et Curtis) Ellis (ATCC® 26985)

Alternate State: Leptosphaerulina chartarum Roux, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: WB(1) 1367  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Pithomyces chartarum (Berkeley et Curtis) Ellis, anamorph
Strain Designations WB(1) 1367
Alternate State Leptosphaerulina chartarum Roux, teleomorph
produces sporidesmin
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 340: Rabbit food agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor PA Wyatt
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--PA Wyatt<<--M.E. di Menna
Lolium perenne, New Zealand

DiMenna ME, et al. Sporidesmin production and sporulation in Pithomyces chartarum. J. Gen. Microbiol. 61: 87-96, 1970. PubMed: 5531450

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