Filamentous fungi including Medicopsis, Paraconiothyrium, Gloniopsis, Diaporthe, Peyronellaea, Lasiodiplodia. "...the presence of dematiaceous yeast-like cells, pseudo-hyphae-like elements, hyphae, or any combination of these in tissues."
There are at least 1000 genera and more than 7000 species.
Cutaneous infections in rural tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Usually from traumatic implantation of plant material ie a splinter (PubMed).
Soft tissue infections (Review).
They have found fossilized coelomycetes as far back as the upper Cretaceous.
Last update: 05/05/18