|Taeoniolella spp. - N. Carlson - click to enlarge|
The wood decay fungi, Taeniolella spp., is an anomorphic (asexual fungi) in the family Mytilinidiaceae. The organisms is often found indoors on water damaged or moist lumber and outdoors on leaves and wood. The organism does not grow well on typical culture media. This organism was identified from a tape lift of lumber above a crawlspace.
|Taeoniolella spp. in sequence - N. Carlson|
The organism can be visually similar to Alternaria spp. The Alternaria spp. spores are often in chains but are more club shaped with rounded edges at the end opposite the point of attachment.
|Alternaria spp. N. Carlson|