Dactylaria

Dactylaria

(dak'ti-lā'rē-ă),
A genus of dematiaceous soil-dwelling fungi. Dactylaria gallopava is a causative agent of phaeohyphomycosis in chickens and turkeys.
[G. daktylos, finger]
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Although fungal encephalitides have been reported in a few avian species, such as snowy owls (Nyctea scandiaca), (32) grey-winged trumpeters (Psophia crepitans), (33) and turkey poults (Meleagris gallopavo), (34) the causal fungal organism has been Dactylaria species, not Candida.
Fatal encephalitis caused by Dactylaria constricta vat.
Dactylaria gallopava encephalitis in two grey-winged trumpeters (Psophia crepitans).
Bronchial alveolar lavage fluid grew Dactylaria gallopava.