dematiaceous

de·mat·i·a·ceous

(dē-mat'i-ā'shŭs), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation dermatiaceous.
Denoting dark conidia and/or hyphae, usually brown or black; used frequently to denote dark-colored fungi.
Synonym(s): phaeoid

de·mat·i·a·ceous

(dē-mat'ē-ā'shŭs)
Denoting dark conidia and/or hyphae, usually brown or black; used frequently to denote dark-colored fungi.

dematiaceous

(dē″mă-tē-ā′shŭs, dĕm″)
Pert. to fungi having a dark brown or black appearance. The dark pigment is found in the hyphae or the conidia.

dematiaceous

darkly pigmented; said of some fungi.
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Treatment of dematiaceous fungal keratitis in a dog.
After 28 months, many cracks parallel to the extrusion direction appeared on the surface, which was heavily covered by black mold that was microscopically identified as a mixture of different dematiaceous hyphomycetes.
Other fungi, such as those belonging to the Pleosporaceae family (Alternaria, Ulocladium, Stemphylium) and other dematiaceous genera including Epicoccum, can cross-react with the polyclonal antibody used in the Alternaria inhibition ELISA assay and artificially increase the results (Schmechel et al.
Originally thought to arise solely from Aspergillus infection, AFRS has been shown to involve dematiaceous fungi, including Bipolaris, Curvularia, Exserohilum, and Alternaria spp, in 67% of cases.
Nevertheless, fungal infection of the eye is increasing, most notably by the species of Fusarium, Aspergillus, Candida, and dematiaceous fungi.
The fungus had hyaline septate hyphae, with hyaline and dematiaceous conidia compatible with Sporothrix spp.
Fungal organisms in the surgical specimens can be identified using Gomori methenamine-silver stain, but this does not aid in distinguishing the dematiaceous fungi from Aspergillus or Zygomycetes species.
D gallopava is a dematiaceous, nematophagic fungus found in the soil in the Southeastern United States.
In 1989, Robson et al (6) proposed the term allergic fungal sinusitis, because they identified dematiaceous fungi instead of Aspergillus species in their patient.
schenckii showed morphologic features of conidia that are predominantly oval and display sleeves of dematiaceous conidia along the hyphae.