Piedraia hortae

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Piedraia hortae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Capnodiales
Family: Piedraiaceae
Genus: Piedraia
Species: P. hortae
Binomial name
Piedraia hortae
(Brumpt) Fonseca & Leão (1928)
Synonyms[1]

Trichosporon hortae Brumpt (1913)
Trichosporon guayo Delamare & Gatti (1928)
Piedraia javanica Boedijn & Verbunt (1938)
Piedraia malayi Green & Mankikar (1950)
Piedraia sarmentoi M.J.Pereira (1929)
Trichosporon sarmentoi (Pereira) Nann. (1934)
Piedraia surinamensis C.W.Dodge (1935)
Piedraia venezuelensis Brumpt & Langeron (1934)

Piedraia hortae is a species fungus in the family Piedraiaceae. It is the cause of black piedra.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Piedraia hortae (Brumpt) Fonseca & Leão 1928". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  2. ^ Schwartz RA. (2004). "Superficial fungal infections". Lancet 364 (9440): 1173–82. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)17107-9. PMID 15451228.