Acrotheca

Acrotheca

(ak'rō-thē'kă),
Former name for fungal species now placed in the genus Rhinocladiella or Fonsecaea.
[see acrotheca]

ac·ro·the·ca

(ak'rō-thē'kă),
In fungi, a type of spore formation characteristic of the genus Fonsecaea, in which conidia are formed along the ends and sides of irregular club-shaped conidiophores.
[acro- + G. thēkē, box, case]

Acrotheca

An obsolete genus name, the organisms from which have been transferred to Epidermophyton, Fonsecaea, Rhinocladiella spp, and others.