Pithomyces chartarum

Pithomyces chartarum

previously called Sporidesmium bakeri. Causes facial eczema.
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Brachiaria samples from Brazil that caused photosensitization in animals invariably contained low counts of Pithomyces chartarum and the overwhelming majority of the isolates from these samples did not produce sporidesmin (MEAGHER et al.
Sporidesmin production by Pithomyces chartarum isolates from Australia, Brazil, New Zealand and Uruguay.
A new host for Pithomyces chartarum, the cause of a leaf spot disease On Withania somnifera.
The spores of Pithomyces chartarum fungus can contain the hepatotoxic sporidesmin that can cause hepatogenous photosensitization like Brachiaria poisoning.
Bovinos alimentados com Brachiaria e Andropogon: desempenho, avaliacao da quantidade de esporos do fungo Pithomyces chartarum e teor de saponinas das pastagens.
maximum is unknown, but a previous research ruled out the possibility that the disease is caused by oxalates or saponins contained in the pasture or by contamination by Pithomyces chartarum or insects of the genus Epicauta producers of cantharidin (CERQUEIRA et al.