TABLE 1.

Strains examineda

Original nameCBS no.StatusbOther reference(s)GenBank no.SourceFinal identification
Exophiala sp.109807DH 12229 = Ej5 AttiliAY163557Fungemiac, Brazil E. oligosperma
M. oligospermus 265.49AUTMUCL 9905AY163555Honey, France (5) E. oligosperma
AF050289
Exophiala sp.DH 12700 = Tm 01.109-IISilicone solution, Netherlands E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12701 = Tm 01.109-IIASilicone solution, Netherlands E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei 463.80Scholer D-5014AY163552Prosthetic eye lense, Switzerland E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei 715.76UAMH 2627 = GHP 1406Cedar wood of cooling tower, Canada E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.IFM 5386Unknown source E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12896Water, Germany E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12713 = GHP 2097Plastic foil, Germany E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12586 = Mayr 131Sauna, Austria E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.725.88TAY163551Sphenoid tumorc, female, Germany (38) E. oligosperma
Rhinocladiella sp.RKI 384 II/02Skin lesionc, Germany E. oligosperma
Exophiala aff. spiniferaDH 12578Skin lesion of sharkc, Zoo Rotterdam, Netherlands E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei 814.95AY163549Soil biofilter, Netherlands (6) E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 11646 = IWW 533Swimming pool, Germany E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei UTHSC 98-911 = Nucci 10 = dH 12909Sinus drain (30, 31) E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12589 = Mayr 192Sauna, Austria E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12587 = Mayr 141Sauna, Austria E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.DH 12585 = Mayr 130Sauna, Austria E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.IFM 41701AY163548Soil E. oligosperma
Exophiala sp.UTHSC 01-1637AY231163Olecranon Bursac, Texas (2) E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei 835.95AY163550Mycetomac, Germany (29) E. oligosperma
E. jeanselmei DH 12841Bronchoalveolar lavage, Netherlands E. oligosperma
R. aquaspersa 313.73TATCC 24410 = FMC 241Chromomycosisc, Mexico (1) R. aquaspersa
R. atrovirens 109135DH 11842AY163558Endoscope, Netherlands R. similis
R. atrovirens 111763TDH 11329 = HC-1AY040855Foot lesionc, Brazil (Resende et al., Abstr. 14th ISHAM) R. similis
UnidentifiedAJ279469 R. similis
Exophiala sp.DH 12894Water R. similis
Geniculosporium sp.101460TIFM 47593AY163561Subcutaneous lesionc, Japan (37) R. basitonum
E. nishimurae 101538TAY163560Contaminant (43) E. nishimurae
P. jeanselmei 528.76ATCC 10224Skinc, United Status
E. jeanselmei 507.90 = 664.76TIHM 283 = ATCC 34123 = NCMH 1235AF05027Mycetomac, Martinique (19) E. jeanselmei
E. spinifera 109635UTMB 2670 = UTHSC 86-72Arm lesionc, Texas E. jeanselmei
E. jeanselmei 116.86AY163556Skin lesionc, Japan (28) E. jeanselmei
E. jeanselmei 677.76IHM 1586AY163553Mycetomac, United Kingdom (27) E. jeanselmei
M. eumetabolus 264.49AUTMUCL 9904AY163554Honey, France (3, 4) R. atrovirens
R. anceps 181.65NTATCC 18655 = IMI 134453 = MUCL 8233Soil, Canada R. anceps
  • a For data on strains of E. spinifera and E. exophialae, see De Hoog et al. (11). ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Va.; CBS, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands; DH, G. S. de Hoog private collection; IFM, Research Institute for Pathogenic Fungi, Chiba, Japan; IHM, Laboratory of Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Montevideo Institute of Epidemiology and Hygiene, Montevideo, Uruguay; IMI, International Mycological Institute, London, United Kingdom; IWW, Rheinisch Westfählisches Institut für Wasserforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany; GHP, G. Haase private collection; MUCL, Mycotheque de l'Université de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; NCMH, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, N.C.; RKI, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany; UAMH, Microfungus Herbarium and Collection, Edmonton, Canada; UTHSC, Fungus Testing Laboratory, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex.; UTMB, Medical Mycology Research Center, Galveston, Tex.; aff., with affinity to.

  • b T, former type culture; NT, former neotype culture; AUT, authentic culture.

  • c Confirmed etiological agent.