Achorion

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Achorion is an obsolete genus of dermatophyte fungus.

The species previously belonging to genus Achorion have been moved to other genera. Some notable species include:

  • A. quinckeanum — now named Trichophyton quinckeanum, the species which causes favus in mice.
  • A. schoenleinii — now named Trichophyton schoenleinii, or "Schönlein's tricophyton", the species which causes favus in humans.
  • Other pathogenic fungi occasionally found in humans:

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