Dematiaceous hyphomycete forming branched acropetel chains of conidia without a distinctive hilum. Descriptions are provided for the following two human pathogens.
This fungus is neurotropic and may cause brain abscess and subcutaneous lesions in both normal and immunosuppressed patients. Soil fungus with world-wide distribution.
Causative agent of chromoblastomycosis. Mainly from arid regions of tropical South America, South Africa and Australia.