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Fungal Names and Synonyms
Fungal Names and Synonyms
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On these pages and subpages, we provide an index to current and obsolete fungus names. This version of the index is organized by species name--we separately provide a version that is organized by genus name. In this version of the index, the designation "(obsolete)" indicates that the given species name is obsolete in the context of this genus. The genus name itself is not necessarily obsolete.

Genus Name Associated Genera
aaseri Candida
acaciae Pichia
acerina Mycocentrospora
acheniorum Rhodotorula
acidophila Hortaea
aclotiana Rhodotorula (obsolete), Torula (obsolete)
acremonium Scopulariopsis
aculeatus Aspergillus
acuta Acrotheca (obsolete), Rhodotorula
acutum Pleurophragmium (obsolete)
aerius Cryptococcus
affinae Verticillium
africana Ascoidea
agathidis Hendersonula (obsolete)
ajelloi Cladophialophora (obsolete), Keratinomyces (obsolete), Trichophyton
alabamense Acremonium
albicans Candida, Monilia (obsolete)
albida Torula (obsolete), Torulopsis (obsolete)
albidosimilis Cryptococcus
albidus Cephaloascus, Cryptococcus
albidus var. albidus Cryptococcus
albidus var. difluens Cryptococcus
albo-atrum Verticillium
alborubescens Sporobolomyces (obsolete)
album Engyodontium, Tritirachium (obsolete)
alliaceus Aspergillus
alni Hansenula (obsolete), Pichia
alterans Mucor (obsolete)
alternans Stachybotrys (obsolete)
alternata Alternaria
alutaceus Aspergillus
amapae Candida
amazonicum Microsporum
ambiguus Mucor (obsolete)
ambrosiae Ambrosiozyma
americana Cadophora (obsolete), Hansenula (obsolete), Madurella (obsolete), Phialophora, Pichia
americanum Acladium (obsolete)
amethionina Pichia
amphibiorum Mucor
ampullosporum Sepedonium
amstelodami Eurotium
amurcae Saccharomyces (obsolete), Torulaspora (obsolete)
amycelicum Geotrichum (obsolete)
amylolentus Cryptococcus
amylophila Pichia
anamorph of pleospora [lewia] infectoria Alternaria (obsolete)
anatomiae Candida
ancudensis Candida
andreanae Taxomyces
anglicum Sporotrichum (obsolete)
angophorae Pichia
angusta Hansenula (obsolete), Pichia
angustum Fusarium (obsolete)
anomala Babjevia, Dekkera, Hansenula (obsolete), Pichia
anomalum Acaulium (obsolete)
anomalus Endomyces (obsolete), Saccharomyces (obsolete)
antarcticus Cryptococcus
antillancae Candida
antillensis Pichia
apicola Candida
apii Cercospora
apiospermum Monosporium (obsolete), Scedosporium
apis Candida
appendiculare Trichosporon (obsolete)
aquaeductuum Fusarium
aquaeductuum var. dimerum Fusarium (obsolete)
aquaeductuum var. media Fusarium
aquaspersa Acrotheca (obsolete), Rhinocladiella
aquaticus Cryptococcus
araguata Stenella
araucariae Rhodotorula
aristata Tetraploa
armeniaca Rhodotorula
arrhizus Rhizopus
arxii Cladophialophora
asahii Trichosporon
aspergillata Hormographiella
asperula Scopulariopsis
asperum Trichocladium
asteroides Geotrichum (obsolete), Rhinocladium (obsolete), Sporothrix (obsolete), Sporotrichum (obsolete), Trichophyton (obsolete), Trichosporon
ater Cryptococcus
atlantica Candida
atmosphaerica Candida
atra Stachybotrys (obsolete)
atramentaria Vermicularia (obsolete)
atramentarium Colletotrichum (obsolete)
atrobrunneum Chaetomium
atrogriseum Acremonium
atro-olivaceus Pithomyces
atroviolaceus Aspergillus
atrovirens Rhinocladiella
atrum Echinobotryum (obsolete)
audouinii Microsporum
audouinii var. langeronii Microsporum
audouinii var. rivalierii Microsporum
aurantia Torulopsis (obsolete)
aurantiaca Hypocrea, Rhodotorula
aureo-cinnamomeum Penicillium (obsolete)
auringiensis Candida
australiense Helminthosporium (obsolete)
australiensis Bipolaris, Cochliobolus, Drechslera (obsolete)
austromarina Candida
avenaceus Aspergillus
avramii Plenodomus (obsolete)
azyma Candida

The database includes 1640 species (594 of which are obsolete) from 418 genera.

If you don't find what you are looking for here, you might also want to try these online resources:
We also like these books very much:

Atlas of Clinical Fungi, 2nd Edition
G. S. de Hoog, J. Guarro, J. Gené, M. J. Figueras
Centralbureau voor Schimmelcultures / Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 2000.
Contacts for purchasing: Website, Email:

Ainsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi, 8th Edition, published 1995 by CAB International
Contacts for purchasing: Email: or
FAX: 1-212-686-7993
voice: 212-726-6490

The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 4th Ed
CP Kurtzman and JW Fell
Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2000
Contacts for purchasing: or similar. ISBN: 0444813128

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