Black aspergilli: A remaining challenge in fungal taxonomy?
Publication date: September 2017
Source:Journal de Mycologie Médicale / Journal of Medical Mycology, Volume 27, Issue 3
Author(s): Elizabet D’hooge, Pierre Becker, Dirk Stubbe, Renaud Piarroux, Marijke Hendrickx
Aspergillus section Nigri is a taxonomically difficult, but medically and economically important group. In this study, an update and revision of the taxonomy of A. section Nigri strains within the BCCM/IHEM collection has been conducted. There are currently 26 accepted species within the Nigri section.The use of Bt2 primers (Bt2a and Bt2b) has been shown to be problematic for the...