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Destruction of nematodes by species of Pleurotus
On water agar, Pleurotus ostreatus produces tiny droplets of toxin from minute spathulate secretory cells. Nematodes touching such droplets show a sudden and dramatic response. The head regionExpand
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NEW SPECIES AND NEW RECORDS OF OIDIODENDRON
Four new species of Oidiodendron, viz. O. truncatum, O. maius, O. citrinum, and O. echinulatum, are described from soil. One new combination, O. cerealis (Thum.) Barron, is proposed and an emendedExpand
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Carnivorous Mushrooms
Ten species of gilled fungi, including the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus), have been shown to attack and consume nematodes. It is suggested that these wood-decay fungi utilize the nutrients inExpand
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Nematophagous fungi: Hohenbuehelia, the perfect state of Nematoctonus
A predatory Nematoctonus species (N90) isolated from farmyard soil in Ontario produced gill-forming basidiocarps of Hohenbuehelia on potato dextrose agar. In the presence of nematodes, dischargedExpand
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Nematophagous fungi: three new species of Myzocytium.
  • G. L. Barron
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of microbiology
  • 1 May 1976
Three species of Myzocytium parasitic on nematodes are described as new. In M. papillatum the zoospores encyst directly on the host cuticle before penetration. This species produces smooth, sphericalExpand
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STUDIES ON SPECIES OF OIDIODENDRON, HELICODENDRON, AND STACHYBOTRYS FROM SOIL
Oidiodendron nigrum Robak was recorded for the first time from soil. The method of conidial production was examined and it was found that thick-walled endospores were produced within the parentalExpand
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Nematophagous Hyphomycetes: a new species ofHarposporium
Harposporium drechsleri is described as a new endoparasitic nematophagous fungus. In this species the spores are helicoid and following ingestion lodge in the oesophageal lumen where theyExpand
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A new species of Dwayaangam parasitic on eggs of rotifers and nematodes
Dwayaangam heterospora is described as a new Hyphomycete attacking the eggs of rotifers and nematodes. The fungus attaches to the eggshell by an appressorium-like swelling. After penetration aExpand
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A new species of Scopulariopsis from soil.
BARRON, G. L. 1966. A new species of Scopulariopsis from soil. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 32: 293-298. A new species of Scopularoipsis described from soil is characterized by the conidiophores,Expand
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