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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Pyrenochaeta

Pyrenochaeta is a genus of fungus.

It includes the species Pyrenochaeta romeroi.[1] Can cause a disease called eumycetoma.

Other species include:


  1. ^ Desnos-Ollivier M, Bretagne S, Dromer F, Lortholary O, Dannaoui E (October 2006). "Molecular identification of black-grain mycetoma agents". J. Clin. Microbiol. 44 (10): 3517–23. doi:10.1128/JCM.00862-06. PMC 1594755Freely accessible. PMID 17021076.