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A genus of fungi (family Moniliaceae, order Moniliales) that causes eumycotic mycetoma; three species, Acremonium falciforme, Acremonium kiliense, and Acremonium recifei, produce whitish to yellow grains in the tissues. Produces keratomycosis, occasionally other infections, and the antibiotic cephalosporin.
Acremonium/Ac·re·mo·ni·um/ (ak″rĕ-mo´ne-um) a genus of imperfect fungi rarely isolated from human infection. A. falcifor´me, A. kilien´se, and A. reci´fei are agents of eumycotic mycetoma.
a genus of Fungi imperfecti of the former class Hyphomycetes. Some species produce cephalosporin antibiotics. Formerly called Cephalosporium.
A genus of fungi that occurs in soil and decaying plant matter; causes onychomycosis, corneal ulcers, eumycotic mycetoma, and endophthalmitis.
a genus of endophytic fungi with species symbiotic in Lolium perenne, Festuca arundinacea; produce toxic lolitrems and ergot alkaloids respectively. Unspecified species have been reported as a cause of eumycotic mycetoma and systemic mycosis in dogs.
see Neotyphodium coenophialum.
has been isolated from keratoconjunctivitis in a dog.
see Neotyphodium lolii.