Acremonium(redirected from Acremonium coenophialum)
a genus of Fungi Imperfecti of the form-class Hyphomycetes, formerly called Cephalosporium. Some species produce cephalosporinantibiotics.
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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.
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A genus of fungi that occurs in soil and decaying plant matter; causes onychomycosis, corneal ulcers, eumycotic mycetoma, and endophthalmitis.
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