phialide


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phi·a·lide

(fī'ă-līd),
In fungi, a conidiogenous cell in which the meristematic end remains unchanged as successive conidia are extruded out to form chains.
[G. phialē, a broad, flat vessel]

phialide

an open-ended, tubular or flask-like conidiophore that produces phialoconidia. Seen in Aspergillus and Penicillium spp.
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Microscopically, the isolates had hyaline septate branching fungal hyphae, hemispherical vesicles with uniserate phialides, and globose chaining conidia.
All the isolates were identified up to species level based on phenotypic characters like colony colour and growth; size and shape of conidiophore, phialides and conidia.
Three such colonies were belongs to Aspergillus species based on their colony characteristics such as color and pigmentation and microscopic characteristics, such as round radiate head vesicle with uni/biseriate phialides.
The conidiogenous cells from the initial slide culture, held 7 days and prepared from a PFA block, consisted predominately of single, long, tapering phialides, somewhat atypical for the species.