Characterized by short but distinct conidiophores that are branched above and which bear chains of spores formed directly from the cells of the branches. Sometimes only the tips of the branches become converted into spores. The spores (conidia) are 1-celled and may be white or yellow. Occurring in soil and dung. Holomorph: Pseudogymnoascus. Ref: Sigler and Charmichael 1976; Van Oorschot 1980

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