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Curvularia lunata:    Curvularia species are commonly found as a parasites or saprobes (saprophytes) on graminaceous hosts (= grasses and cereals).  The conidia (= spores) are multicelled, pigmented and often slightly curved.   The end cells are often much paler than the central cells.  The conidia are borne in acropetal succession (= youngest at the apex) through tiny pores in the conidiophore wall. The spores are so large relative to the tiny attachment that they are easily dislodged.  Yet in the mount on the left all the spores are still attached to the conidiophore.  How did I do that.

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