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Ajellomyces capsulatus Ajellomyces crescens

Ajellomyces is a genus of fungi in the division Ascomycota, in the family Ajellomycetaceae.[2] The genus contains two species, which have a widespread distribution, especially in tropical areas.[3] The species Ajellomyces capsulatus is significant to human health as the causative agent of histoplasmosis.[4] This species is more usually referred to as Histoplasma capsulatum, with the designation Ajellomyces capsulatus referring to the ascomycetous perfect stage.[5] References[edit]

^ Untereiner WA, Scott JA, Naveau FA, Sigler L, Bachewich J, Angus A (2004). "The Ajellomycetaceae, a new family of vertebrate-associated Onygenales". Mycologia. 96 (4): 812–821. doi:10.2307/3762114. JSTOR 3762114. PMID 21148901.  ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.  ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 17. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.  ^ www.uniprot.org/taxonomy/5037publisher=Uniprot ^ Guimarães AJ, de Cerqueira MD, Nosanchuk JD (2011). "Surface architecture of Histoplasma capsulatum". Frontiers in Microbiology. 2: 225. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2011.00225. PMC 3220077 . PMID 22121356. 

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q4699706 EoL: 22939 EPPO: 1AJELG Fungorum: 104 GBIF: 2588641 MycoBank: 104 NCBI: 5036

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