Causing Agents

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Question Answer
used in one-gene-one-enzyme studiesNeurospora
black bread moldRhizopus stolonifer
parasitic chytrid (frog disease)Batrachocytrium dendrobatidis
mold in soil/ harmful and leads to fungal fluHistoplasma capsulatum
two families that cause serious human infectionsAspergillus and Candida
source of penicillinTalaromyces
brewer's yeastSaccharomyces cerevisiae (sac fungi)
parasitic fungi that infects ryeErgot
two fungi used in the making of bleu cheesePenicillium ruquefortii
used to produce citric acid/soy sauce from soybeansAspergillus
disease called white nose in batsGeomyces destructans
yeast that is beer and wineSaccharomyces cerevisiae
secretes a toxin that acts as carcinogenAspegillus flavus
produces toxin leading to dermatitisStachybrotrys chartarum
athlete's feetTrichophyron
death angel mushroom disease/ mushroom poisoning Amanita phalloides
produces aflatoxins in agriculture productsA. flavus and A. parasiticus
ergotism that grows on grainsClaviceps purpurea
Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)Coccidiodes immitis
Histoplasmosis (Spelunker's Disease)Histoplasma capsulatum
Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) infects alveolar walls in HIV patientsPneumocystis jirovea
cryptococcus found in urban soil and pigeon poopCryptococcus neoformans
BlastomycosisBlastomyces dermatitidis
AspergillosisAspergillus fumigatus
skin disease causing dandruffMalassezia furfur
found in normal microbiota 1/3 in womenCandida albicans
lives in soil/ vegetation (fungal wound infection) Rose Gardener's DiseaseSporothrix schenckii
cryptococcus meningoencephalitis (nervous system)Cryptococcus neoformans
eucalyptus trees in tropical regionsCryptococcus gattii

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