5. MUCORALES

MUCORACEAE

Circinella sydowii Lendner

Lendner (1913) 29 ; Sacc. Syll. Fung. XXIV : 6 ; Stevenson & Rands (1938) 261.

in sugar solution, in gold mine, Johannesburg.

Mucor exitiosus Mass.

Massee (1901 a) 94, (1908 b) 197 ; Pole Evans (1907 a) 170 ; Anon. (1901) 850 ; Sacc. Syll. Fung. XVII : 495.

isolated from :

Nomadacris septemfasciata Serv., South Africa.

Mucor hiemalis Wehm.

on artificial medium, Cedara, Ripley.

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Mucor mucedo Linn.

Thunberg (1800) 183, (1923) 756.

on plants, bread, etc., Cape, Thunberg.

Mucor racemosus Fres.

McAlpine (1899) 1213, (1900) 184.

? as Mucor sp., Howard (1902) 466, 469 ; McMartin (1935 a) 23.

on Nomadacris septemfasciata Serv., dead locusts, from ? Cape Town (more probably Natal). Natal coast, McMartin.

isolated from coat of mine native, Robinson Deep (T.R.L. 428, det. Baarn).

Mucor rouxii Calm.

Doidge (1909) 7, 8.

isolated from ‘leting’, made from malted grain of Sorghum caffrorum Beauv., from Basutoland, Doidge.

Mucor stercoreus (Tode) Link

Hydrophora stercoraria Tode, Kalchbrenner & Cooke (1880) 25.

on dung, Somerset East, MacOwan 487, 1299.

Rhizopus arhizus Alf. Fischer

Hopkins (1938 d) 510, (1939 d) 116, (1939 a) 29.

on Nicotiana tabacum Linn., on leaf during curing, S. Rhodesia, Hopkins.

on artificial medium, Cedara, Ripley.

Rhizopus artocarpi (Berk. & Curt.) Rac.

Doidge & Bottomley (1931) 31, as Rhizopus sp.

? on Artocarpus integra Merr., on fruit, Barberton, Pole Evans.

Rhizopus nigricans Ehrenb.

V. A. Putterill (1921) 529, (1923 a) 334 ; du Plessis (1936) 15 ; Cardoso (1937) 156 ; (1945) 154 ; Bates (1937 b) 189 ; Hopkins (1938 a) 99, (1939 a) pp.

? Rhizopus stolonifer Ehrenb., Hopkins (1932) 463.

Very common on decaying parts of plants, especially fruits, tubers and seedlings; see host index.

PILOBOLACEAE

Pilobolus crystallinus (Wiggers) Tode

Nel (1942) 8.

on dung, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd, (v. d. Byl 1166).

CHOANEPHORACEAE

Cunninghamella sp.

isolated from eggs of Nomadacris septemfasciata Serv., Pretoria, Faure 27545.

PIPTOCEPHALACEAE

Syncephalastrum racemosum (Cohn) Schroet.

isolated from flannel, used underground in mine, Durban Roodepoort Deep (T.R.L. 216, det. Baarn).

on underground mine timber, New Modderfontein, (T.R.L. 253, det. Baarn).

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MORTIERELLACEAE.

Haplosporangium bisporale Thaxter var.

St. John-Brooks (1936) 69.

isolated from Phaseolus vulgaris Linn., wilted plant, Wager (det. I.M.I.).