dematiaceous

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de·mat·i·a·ceous

(dē-mat'i-ā'shŭs), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation dermatiaceous.
Denoting dark conidia and/or hyphae, usually brown or black; used frequently to denote dark-colored fungi.
Synonym(s): phaeoid

de·mat·i·a·ceous

(dē-mat'ē-ā'shŭs)
Denoting dark conidia and/or hyphae, usually brown or black; used frequently to denote dark-colored fungi.

dematiaceous

(dē″mă-tē-ā′shŭs, dĕm″)
Pert. to fungi having a dark brown or black appearance. The dark pigment is found in the hyphae or the conidia.

dematiaceous

darkly pigmented; said of some fungi.
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Fungi isolated from soil (n=145) of livestock farms (n=29) at Lahore district were characterized into pathogenic, toxigenic and phaeoid starch hydrolyzers.
Fungi, isolated from soil of livestock farms, were distributed into pathogenic, toxigenic and phaeoid on the basis of morphological characteristics.
1 and 2) were Aspergillus (16) Penicillium (02), Fusarium (04), Zygomycete (02), Actinomycete (01), Phaeoid (15).
Fungi showed black pigmentation and dematiaceous hphyae were classified as phaeoids.
Phaeohyphomycosis includes a group of fungal infections caused by phaeoid or melanised fungi and is characterized microscopically by the presence of pigmented septate hyphae, pseudohyphae and yeasts.