Fugomyces cyanescens was formally known as Sporothrix cyanescens and classified in the genus Sporothrix.
Distribution of Fugomyces cyanescens
The natural habitat of Fugomyces cyanescens is not well defined. It is distributed worldwide and has been isolated from air in Andersen Samples, soil, decomposition plants, Eucalyptus species, pomegranates, bark beetles and on the embryo of nectarine. It has been reported from Australia, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Spain and USA.
In general, Fugomyces cyanescens is considered to be non-pathogenic. However, it has been recovered from skin lesions, finger,blood cultures, nodular pulmonary lesions in immunosupressed patient and nosocomial infections in patients with neumonia.