Hortaea

Hortaea

/Hor·taea/ (hor-te´ah) a genus of Fungi Imperfecti with the sole species H. wernec´kii (formerly Exophiala werneckii ), a halophilic, dematiaceous yeast that inhabits the soil and is the cause of tinea nigra.
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Cellular responses to environmental salinity in the halophilicblack yeast Hortaea wernekii.
Halophilic black yeast Hortaea werneckii in the Cabo Rojo solar salterns :its first record for this extreme environment in Puerto Rico.
Kogej T, Stein M, Volkmann M, Gorbushina AA, Galinski EA, GundeCimerman N (2007) Osmotic adaptation of the halophilic fungus Hortaea werneckir.
Moreover, the fungus Hortaea werneckii has mainly been isolated in environments with salinity between 3000 and 7500 mg [L.
Cellular responses to environmental salinity in the halophilic black yeast Hortaea werneckii.
El interes en estas micosis ha resurgido por la observacion de una variedad de enfermedades invasoras, que pudieran tener su origen en hongos de los grupos Malazzesia complex, Hortaea y Trichosporon (8, 9).
La tina negra es una infeccion cronica yasintomatica del estrato corneo causada por la levadura dematiacea Hortaea werneckii.
Tinea nigra is a superficial mycosis seen in tropical areas, caused by the fungus Hortaea werneckii.
El agente causal es la levadura negra Hortaea werneckii (sin.