teleomorph

tel·e·o·morph

(tel'ē-ō-morf),
A reproductive structure of a fungus that is a result of plasmogamy and nuclear recombination; sexual state (sexual reproduction).
Synonym(s): perfect stage

teleomorph

(tel'e-o-mawrf?, tel') [? + G. morphe, form]
The sexual state of a fungus (the state in which two fungal nuclei unite and undergo meiosis, forming offspring with new genetic information). Fungi that have teleomorphic states are said to be “perfect” fungi. Fungi that reproduce asexually are said to be “imperfect.”teleomorphic (tel?e-o-mawrf'ik, tel?), adjective See: anamorph

teleomorph

the sexual (or perfect) stage or form of a FUNGUS.
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Xu Z, Harrington TC, Gleason ML, Batzer JC (2010) Phylogenetic placement of plant pathogenic Sclerotium species among teleomorph genera.
Teleomorph: Epiphytic on the upper surface of leaves, appearing as small black dots.
Teleomorph of Metarhizium was rstly confirmed as Cordyceps s.
Aflatoxin contamination is due to Aspergillus flavus (Link ex Fries, Teleomorph: Petromyces flavus) [5].
The species of non-Saccharomyces yeast that are naturally present on grapes at the highest numbers belong mainly to the apiculate yeast genus Hanseniaspora (mainly Hanseniaspora uvarum teleomorph and Kloeckera apiculata) and other species of the genera Candida, Pichia, Kluyveromyces and Metschnikowia.
The sexual phase or teleomorph stage is unknown (LESLIE & SUMMERELL, 2006) and this is possibly due to the fact that it occurs inside the gastric cecum on the smooth or rough wall.
Botryosphaeriaceae are often identified based on morphological characteristics of their associated anamorphs because their teleomorph are rare (Sivanesan, 1984; Jacobs and Rehner, 1998; Phillips, 2002).
Comparison of use of phenotypic and genotypic characteristics for identification of species of the anamorph genus Candida and related teleomorph yeast species.
(teleomorph Mycosphaerella graminicola (Fuckel) Schroter in CONH), the causal agent of Septoria leaf spot of wheat.
albicans (Towers et al., 1976, 1979; Hudson et al., 1993) and Candida udlis (Kagan et al., 1980) and also demonstrated activity against Trichophyton mentagrophytes and other species of dermatophytes (Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton violaceum, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum and Microsporum cookie including its teleomorph, Nannizzia cajetani) under UV-A irradiation (Romagnoli et al., 1994, 1998).