Tilachlidium Preuss, Linnaea 24: 126 (1851)

MycoBank number: MB 10236; Index Fungorum number: IF 10236; Facesoffungi number: FoF 02138; 15 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with sequence data.

Type speciesTilachlidium brachiatum (Batsch) Petch

NotesTilachlidium pinnatum was synonymised under T. brachiatum by Lombard et al. (2015). There are no records for the sexual morphs of Tilachlidium. Species of Tilachlidium are saprobic growing on dried fungi or entomogenous on lepidopterous insects (Mains 1951). Sequence data are available only for the type species T. brachiatum in GenBank.

Figure 244 Tilachlidium brachiatum (Material examined – CANADA, Nova Scotia, Salmon River, fragments of lepidopterous larva on a mossy log, 7 September 1931, L.E. Wehmeyer 1474, MICH 15719, holotype of Tilachlidium ramosum). a Herbarium material. b, c Synnemata on the host. d-f Synnemata with phialides. g Conidial mass attached to a phialide. h, i Phialides. j, k Conidia. Scale bars: b = 1 mm, c = 500 µm, d = 200 µm, e = 100 µm, f = 200 µm, g = 5 µm, h, i = 20 µm, j, k = 5 µm.


  • Tilachlidium brachiatum