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Background/Objectives: Tinea nigra is a relatively uncommon dematiaceous fungal infection of the palms and soles, which… Expand Tinea nigra is a superficial mycosis caused by Hortaea werneckii. It is an infrequent asymptomatic infection that affects human… Expand Tinea nigra is an asymptomatic superficial fungal infection caused by Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, generally affecting the skin of… Expand The common cause of skin infections are dermatophytes and opportunistic fungi. Aim of this study was to isolate and identify the… Expand We report a case of tinea nigra on the left palm of a 13‐year‐old girl. She had noticed a pigmented, asymptomatic macule on the… Expand Hortaea werneckii, a black yeast-like hyphomycete that is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical environments, can cause… Expand Abstract: Tinea nigra, a relatively uncommon mycosis caused by Phaeoannelomyces werneckii, is typically seen as an asymptomatic… Expand Tinea nigra usually presents as a brown to black macule on the palmar or plantar skin and is sometimes misdiagnosed as a… Expand Summary. Hydrophobic adhesion of cells of the black yeast Hortaea werneckii (Horta) Nishimura & Miyaji, causative agent of human… Expand The life cycle of Hortaea werneckii includes yeast-like, hyphal and meristematic growth. The preponderance of each form of… Expand