Pseudomonas agarici

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Pseudomonas agarici
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. agarici
Binomial name
Pseudomonas agarici
Young 1970.
Type strain
ATCC 25941

CCUG 32769
CFBP 2063
CIP 106703
DSM 11810
ICMP 2656
JCM 12566
LMG 2112
NCPPB 2289

Pseudomonas agarici is a Gram-negative soil bacterium that causes drippy gill in mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus).[1] It was first isolated in New Zealand. P. agarici could not be grouped based on 16S rRNA analysis, so it is designated incertae sedis in the genus Pseudomonas.[2]


  1. ^ Young, JM (1970). "Drippy gill: a bacterial disease of cultivated mushrooms caused by Pseudomonas agarici n. sp.". NZ J Agric Res. 13: 977–990. doi:10.1080/00288233.1970.10430530. 
  2. ^ Anzai; et al. (Jul 2000). "Phylogenetic affiliation of the pseudomonads based on 16S rRNA sequence". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 50 (4): 1563–89. PMID 10939664. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-4-1563. 

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