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Phaeohyphomycosis

phaeohyphomycosis

A group of superficial and deep infections caused by fungi that form pigmented hyphae and yeastlike cells in tissue, i.e., dematiaceous fungal infections other than chromoblastomycosis and mycetomas. In humans, cats, and horses, phaeohyphomycosis is caused by drechslera spicifera; in chickens and turkeys by dactylaria gallopava.

Origin: G. Phaios, dusky, _ hyphe, web, _ mycosis


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And this would be an indicator of what? Skytroll An indicator of Phaeohyphomycosis. Black tissue indicates necrosis. Black living tissue indicates possible Phaeohyphomycosis. Fibers indicate Morgellons - this does not mean fibers cause Morgellons, or that ...

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by John Kern
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:06 pm
 
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John Kern, Does it play a role because of the black color? Skytroll With Phaeohyphomycosis the fungus is producing melanin - so it's black. I think it's more of an indicator than an agent. And this would be an indicator of what? Skytroll

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by Skytroll
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:02 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

John Kern, Does it play a role because of the black color? Skytroll With Phaeohyphomycosis the fungus is producing melanin - so it's black. I think it's more of an indicator than an agent.

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by John Kern
Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:44 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

could see the Melanin-Morgellons connection with the "black specks". Phaeohyphomycosis is pretty nasty though, compared to the average Morgellons presentation how about samll round white non-pigmented spots and "age" spot accelerations. that ...

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by Linn
Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:25 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... type of melanin - but it commonly refers to the biological pigment. It does, however, play a role in some illnesses caused by fungus, like Phaeohyphomycosis. I could see the Melanin-Morgellons connection with the "black specks". Phaeohyphomycosis is pretty nasty though, compared ...

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by John Kern
Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:06 am
 
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