Former name for fungal species now placed in the genus Rhinocladiella or Fonsecaea.
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]
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AcrothecaAn obsolete genus name, the organisms from which have been transferred to Epidermophyton, Fonsecaea, Rhinocladiella spp, and others.
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