Table 3

Summary of diagnostic parameters of Madurella species

SpeciesCharacteristic
GrainBrown pigment on SGAaOptimal growth temp (°C)bSusceptibility to itraconazoleOrdinal affiliation
M. mycetomatisBlack+ (at 23, 30, and 37°C)37+Sordariales
M. griseaBlack30+Pleosporales
M. pseudomycetomatisBlack+ (at 23 and 30°C)30+Sordariales
M. tropicanaBlack+ (at 23 and 30°C)30+Sordariales
M. fahaliiBlack30Sordariales
  • a SGA, Sabouraud glucose agar.

  • b When grown for 2 weeks on SGA.