Verticillium(redirected from Verticillium lecanii)
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Related to Verticillium lecanii: Paecilomyces lilacinus
A genus of hyphomycetous fungi often found in clinical specimens as contaminants. They are occasionally found in the meatus in cases of otitis externa, but are of doubtful pathogenicity.
[L. verticillus, the whirl of a spindle]
a genus of fungi which are normally plant, insect, nematode or arachnid pathogens. Opportunistic infection in mammals have been reported.