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Byssoonygena ceratinophila, gen. et sp. nov. a new keratinophilic fungus from Spain

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Byssoonygena ceratinophila, gen. et sp. nov. is described and illustrated from two strains isolated, by hair bait method, from Spanish soils. The genus is characterized by ascomata with a hyaline and very thin peridium, and by ellipsoidal, brown, verrucose ascospores. A Malbranchea anamorph is also present.

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Guarro, J., Punsola, L. & Cano, J. Byssoonygena ceratinophila, gen. et sp. nov. a new keratinophilic fungus from Spain. Mycopathologia 100, 159–161 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00437042

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Keywords

  • Keratinophilic Fungus
  • Bait Method
  • Spanish Soil
  • Hair Bait
  • Hair Bait Method