UAMH Centre for Global Microfungal Biodiversity

UAMH Centre for Global Microfungal Biodiversitys


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  1. Paré JA, Sigler L. An overview of reptile fungal pathogens in the genera Nannizziopsis, Paranannizziopsis, and Ophidiomyces. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery (in press; accepted 22 Oct 2015).
  2. Scott JA, Ewaze JO, Summerbell RC, Arocha-Rosete Y, Maharaj A, Guardiola Y, Saleh M, Wong B, Bogale M, O’Hara MJ, Untereiner WA. Multilocus DNA sequencing of the whiskey fungus reveals a continental-scale speciation pattern. Persoonia available online: September 17, 2015.
  3. Eghrari AO, Gibas C, Watkins T, Vahedi S, Lee R, Houle E, Suarez MJ, Eberhart C, Sutton DA, Wiederhold NP, Sikder S, Zhang SX. First human case of fungal keratitis caused by a putatively novel species of Lophotrichus. J Clin Microbiol 2015; 53(9):3063-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00471-15. Epub 2015 Jun 24.
  4. Schwartz IS, Kenyon C, Feng P, Govender NP, Dukik K, Sigler L, Jiang Y, Stielow JB, Muñoz JF, Cuomo CA, Botha A, Stchigel AM, de Hoog GS. 50 years of Emmonsia disease in humans: the dramatic emergence of a cluster of novel fungal pathogens. PLoS Pathogens 2015; 19;11(11):e1005198. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005198. eCollection 2015 Nov. No abstract available.
  5. Sue PK, Gurda GT, Lee R, Watkins T, Green R, Memon W, Milstone AM, Zelazny AM, Fahle GA, Pham TA, Gibas CF, Sutton DA, Wickes BL, Wiederhold NP, Zhang SX. First report of Westerdykella dispersa as a cause of an angioinvasive fungal infection in a neutropenic host. J Clin Microbiol. 2014; 52(12):4407-4411. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02012-14. Epub 2014 Sep 17 [Abstract] [PDF]
  6. Sigler L, Hambleton S, Pare JA. Molecular characterization of reptile pathogens currently known as members of the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii (CANV) complex and relationship with some human-associated isolates. J Clin Microbiol 2013; 51(10):3338-3357. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01465-13. [Abstract] [PDF]
  7. Malejczyk K, Sigler L, Gibas CFC, Smith SW. Invasive sino-orbital mycosis in an aplastic anemia patient caused by Neosartorya laciniosa. J Clin Microbiol 2013; 51 1316-1319. [Abstract] [PDF]
  8. Sigler L, Hanselman B, Ruotsalo K, Tsui KG, Richardson S. Cytological, microbiological and therapeutic aspects of systemic infection in a dog caused by the fungus Phialosimplex caninus. Medical Mycology Case Reports. 2013; 2:32–36. [online 11 Jan 2013] [] [Abstract] [PDF]
  9. Toplon DE, Terrell SP, Sigler L, Jacobson ER. Dermatitis and cellulitis in leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) caused by the Chrysosporiumanamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii. Veterinary Pathology 2013; 50:585-9. [Epub 16 Nov 2012; [PDF][Abstract]
  10. Armstrong P, Sigler L, Sutton D, Grooters A, Hitt M. Fungal myelitis caused by Phialosimplex caninus in an immunosuppressed dog. Medical Mycology 2012; 50(5):509–512. [PDF][Abstract]
  11. Koo S, Sutton DA, Yeh WW, Thompson EH, Sigler L, Shearer JF, Hofstra DE, Wickes BL, Marty FM. Invasive Mycoleptodiscus fungal cellulitis and myositis. Medical Mycology 2012; 50(7):740-745. [PDF][Abstract]
  12. Iwen PC, Schutte SD, Florescu DF, Noel-Hurst RK, Sigler L. Invasive Scopulariopsis brevicaulis infection in an immunocompromised patient and review of prior cases caused by Scopulariopsis and Microascus species. Medical Mycology 2012; 50(6):561-569. [PDF][Abstract]
  13. De Ravin SS, Challipalli M, Anderson V, Shea YR, Marciano B, Hilligoss D, Marquesen M, Decastro R, Liu YC, Sutton DA, Wickes BL, Kammeyer PL, Sigler L, Sullivan K, Kang EM, Malech HL, Holland SM, Zelazny AM.  Geosmithia argillacea: An emerging cause of invasive mycosis in human chronic granulomatous disease. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2011; 52(6):e136-143. [PDF][Abstract]
  14. Morio F, Fraissinet F, Gastinne T, Pape PL, Delaunay J, Sigler L, Gibas CF, Miegeville M. Invasive Myceliophthora thermophila infection mimicking invasive aspergillosis in a neutropenic patient: a new cause of cross-reactivity with the Aspergillus galactomannan serum antigen assay. Medical Mycology 2011; 49(8):883-886. [PDF][Abstract]
  15. Johnson RSP, Sangster CR,  Sigler L, Hambleton S, Paré JA. Deep fungal dermatitis caused by the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii in captive coastal bearded dragons (Pogona barbata). Australian Veterinary Journal 2011; 89(12): 515-519. [PDF][Abstract]
  16. Hall NH, Conley K, Berry C,  Farina L, Sigler L, Wellehan JF Jr, Heard D. Computed tomography of granulomatous pneumonia in an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) associated with Metarhizium anisopliae. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2011; 42(4):700-708. [PDF][Abstract]
  17. Kang, HJ, Sigler L, Lee J, Gibas CFC, Yun SH, Lee YW. 2010. Xylogone ganodermophthora sp. nov., an ascomycetous pathogen causing yellow rot on cultivated mushroom Ganoderma lucidum in Korea. Mycologia 102:1167–1184. [PDF][Abstract]
  18. Sigler L, Gibas CF, Kokotovica B, Bertelsen MF. 2010. Disseminated mycoses in veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus) caused by Chamaeleomyces granulomatis, a new fungus related to Paecilomyces viridis. J Clin Microbiol 48:3182-3192. [PDF][Abstract]
  19. Sigler L, Sutton DA, Gibas CFC, Summerbell RC, Noel RK, Iwen PC. 2010. Phialosimplex, a new anamorphic genus associated with infections in dogs and having phylogenetic affinity to the Trichocomaceae. Medical Mycology 48:335-345. [PDF] [Abstract]
  20. Dewar CL, Sigler L. 2010. Fungal arthritis of the knee caused by Mycoleptodiscus indicus. Clinical Rheumatology 29:1061-1065. [PDF][Abstract]
  21. Dadone, LI, Klaphake E, Garner MM, Schwahn D, Sigler L, Trupkiewicz JG, Myers G, Barrie MT. 2010. Pituitary cystadenoma, enterolipidosis, and cutaneous mycosis in an Everglades ratsnake (Elaphe obsoleta rossalleni). J Zoo Wildl 41:538-541. [PDF][Abstract]
  22. Wang W, McGhee D, Gibas CFC, Tsuneda A, Currah RS. Phialocephala urceolata, sp. nov., from a commercial, water-soluble heparin solution Mycologia 2009; 101 136-141 [Abstract] [PDF]
  23. Adam, H., M. Groenewald, S. Mohan, S. Richardson, U. Bunn, C.F.C. Gibas, S. Poutanen, & L. Sigler. 2009. Identification of a new species, Candida subhashii, as a cause of peritonitis. Med. Mycol. 47:305-311. Epub 2008 Sep 16. [Abstract] [PDF]
  24. Tan D.H., L. Sigler, C.F. Gibas, and I.W. Fong. 2008. Disseminated fungal infection in a renal transplant recipient involving Macrophomina phaseolina and Scytalidium dimidiatum: case report and review of taxonomic changes among medically important members of the Botryosphaeriaceae. Med Mycol. 6:285-292. [Abstract] [PDF]
  25. Wang W., A. Tsuneda, C. Fe Gibas, and R.S. Currah 2007.Cryptosporiopsis species isolated from the roots of aspen in central Alberta: identification, morphology, and interactions with the host, in vitro. Can. J. Bot. 85: 1214-1226. [Abstract] [PDF]
  26. Balajee, S.A., L. Sigler, and M.E. Brandt. 2007. DNA and the classical way: Identification of medically important molds in the 21st century. Med. Mycol. 45:475 - 490 (review) [Abstract] [PDF]
  27. Bowman, M.R., J.A. Paré, L. Sigler, J.P. Naeser, K.K. Sladky, C.S. Hanley, P. Helmer, L.A. Phillips, A. Brower &R. Porter. 2007. Deep fungal dermatitis in three inland bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) caused by the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii. Med. Mycol. 45:291-296. [Abstract] [PDF]
  28. Kumar, D., L. Sigler, S. Mohan, C. Fe C. Gibas, B.A. Medeiros, K. Peckham & A. Schuh. 2007. Graphium basitruncatum fungemia in a patient with acute leukemia. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45:1644-1647. [Abstract] [PDF]
  29. Iwen P.C., L. Sigler & A.G. Freifeld. 2007. Mucor circinelloides identified by molecular methods as a cause of primary cutaneous zygomycosis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45:636-640 [Abstract] [PDF]
  30. Greif, M.D., C.F.C. Gibas, A. Tsuneda & R.S. Currah. 2007. Ascoma development and phylogeny of an apothecioid dothideomycete, Catinella olivacea. American Journal of Botany. 94:1890-1899. [Abstracts] [PDF]
  31. Pare J.A., K.A. Coyle, L. Sigler, A.K. Maas III, R.L. Mitchell. 2006. Pathogenicity of the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii for veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus) Medical Mycology 44:25-31 [Abstract] [PDF]
  32. Greif M., Gibas C. Fe C. & R.S. Currah. 2006. Leptographium piriforme sp. nov., from a taxonomically diverse collection of arthropods collected in an aspen-dominated forest in western Canada. Mycologia 98:771-780. [Abstract] [PDF]
  33. Day M.J., Gibas C. Fe C., Fujimura K.E., Egger K.N., & R.S. Currah. 2006. Monodictys arctica, a new hyphomycete from the roots of Saxifraga oppositifolia collected in the Canadian High Arctic. Mycotaxon 98:261-272. [Abstract]
  34. Bertelsen, M.F., G.J. Crawshaw, L. Sigler, D.A. Smith. 2005. Fatal cutaneous mycosis in tentacled snakes (Erpeton tentaculatum) caused by Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii. J. Zoo Wildlife Medicine 36:82-87. [Abstract] [PDF]
  35. Brandt, M.E., D. Gaunt, N. Iqbal, S. McClinton, S. Hambleton & L. Sigler. 2005. False-positive Histoplasma capsulatum Gen-Probe chemiluminescent test caused by a Chrysosporium species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43:1456-1458. [Abstract] [PDF]
  36. Iwen, P.C., A.G. Freifeld, L. Sigler & S.R. Tarantolo. 2005. Molecular identification of Rhizomucor pusillus as a cause of sinus-orbital zygomycosis in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43:5819-5821. [Abstract] [PDF]
  37. Hambleton, S., & L. Sigler. 2005. Meliniomyces, a new anamorph genus for root-associated fungi with phylogenetic affinities to Rhizoscyphus ericae (Hymenoscyphus ericae), Leotiomycetes. Stud. Mycol. 53:1-27.[Abstract] [PDF]
  38. Pimentel, J.D., K. Mahadevan, A. Woodgyer, L. Sigler, C. Gibas, O.C. Harris, M. Lupino, & E. Athan. 2005. Peritonitis due to Curvularia inaequalis in an elderly patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis and a review of six cases of peritonitis associated with other Curvularia spp. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 4288–4292. [Abstract] [PDF]
  39. Sigler L. & C.F.C. Gibas. 2005. Utility of a cultural method for identification of the ericoid mycobiont Oidiodendron maius confirmed by ITS sequence analysis. Stud. Mycol. 53: 53:63-74. [Abstract] [PDF
  40. Sigler L., T. Allan, S.R. Lim, S. Berch & M. Berbee. 2005. Two new Cryptosporiopsis species from roots of ericaceous hosts. Stud Mycol 53:53-62. [Abstract] [PDF]
  41. Gibas C.F.C., L. Sigler & R.S. Currah. 2004. Mating patterns and ITS sequences distinguish the sclerotial species Arachnomyces glareosus sp. nov. and Onychocola sclerotica. Studies in Mycology 50:525-531. [Abstract] [PDF]
  42. Sigler L., A. Zuccaro, R.C. Summerbell, J.I. Mitchell & J.A. Paré. 2004. Acremonium exuviarum sp. nov., a lizard-associated fungus with affinity to Emericellopsis. Studies in Mycology 50:409-413. [Abstract] [PDF]
  43. Tucker D.L., C.H. Beresford, L. Sigler & K. Rogers. 2004. Disseminated Beauveria bassiana infection in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42:5412-5414. [Abstract] [PDF]
  44. Untereiner, W.A., J.A Scott, F.A. Naveau, L. Sigler, J. Bachewich & A. Angus. 2004. The Ajellomycetaceae, a new family of vertebrate-associated Onygenales. Mycologia 96(4):811-820. [Abstract] [PDF]
  45. Sigler, L. 2004. Culture Collections in Canada: Perspectives and Problems. Can. J. Plant Pathology 26:39-47. [Abstract] [PDF]
  46. Tang, P., S. Mohan, L. Sigler, I. Witterick, R. Summerbell, I. Campbell & T.Mazzulli. 2003. Allergic fungal sinusitis associated with Trichoderma longibrachiatum. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41:5333-5336. [Abstract] [PDF]
  47. Paré, J.A., L. Sigler, K.L. Rypien & C.F. Gibas. 2003. Survey for the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii on the skin of healthy captive squamates reptiles and notes on their cutaneous fungal mycobiota. J. Herpetol. Med. Surg. 13:10-15. [Abstract] [PDF]
  48. Kernaghan, G., L. Sigler & D. Khasa. 2003. Mycorrhizal and root endophytic fungi of containerized Picea glauca seedlings assessed by rDNA sequence analysis. Microbial Ecology 45: 128-136. [Abstract][PDF]
  49. Gibas, C.F., L. Sigler, R.C. Summerbell & R.S. Currah. 2002. Phylogeny of the genus Arachnomyces and its anamorphs and the establishment of Arachnomycetales, a new eurotiomycete order in the Ascomycota. Stud. Mycol. 47:123-130. [Abstract] [PDF
  50. Sigler, L., S. Hambleton & J. A. Paré. 2002. Chlamydosauromyces punctatus gen. & sp. nov. (Onygenaceae) from the skin of a lizard. Stud. Mycol. 47:123-130. [Abstract] [PDF]
  51. Sigler, L., S. Hambleton, A.L. Flis & J. Paré. 2002. Auxarthron teleomorphs for Malbranchea filamentosa and Malbranchea albolutea and relationships within Auxarthron. Stud. Mycol. 47:111-122. [Abstract] [PDF
  52. Gibas, C.F.C, L. Sigler, R.C. Summerbell, S.L.R. Hofstader & A.K. Gupta. 2002. Arachnomyces kanei (anamorph Onychocola kanei) sp. nov., from human nails. Med. Mycol. 40:573-580. [Abstract] [PDF]
  53. Peterson, S.W. & L. Sigler. 2002. Four new species of Penicillium with melanized conidiophores. Mycol. Res. 106:1109-1118. [Abstract] [PDF]
  54. Bibashi, E., E. Kololina, L. Sigler, D. Sofianou, D. Tsakiris, G. Visvardis, M. Papadimitriou, & D. Memmos. 2002. Three cases of uncommon fungal peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal Dialysis International 22:523-525. [PDF]
  55. Thomas, A.D., L. Sigler, S. Peucker, J. H. Norton & A. Nielan. 2002. Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii associated with fatal cutaneous mycoses in the salt-water crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Med. Mycol. 40:143-151. [Abstract] [PDF]
  56. Hayashi, S, K. Naitoh, S. Matsubara, Y. Nakahara, Z. Nagasawa, I. Tanabe, K. Kusaba, J. Tadano, K. Nishimura, & L. Sigler. 2002. Pulmonary colonization by Chrysosporium zonatum associated with allergic inflammation in an immunocompetent subject. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40:1113-1115. [Abstract] [PDF]
  57. Leotta, G.A., J.A. Paré, L. Sigler, D. Montalti, G. Vigo, M. Petruccelli & E.H. Reinoso. 2002. Thelebolus microsporus mycelial mats in the trachea of wild brown skua (Catharacta antarcitca lonnbergi) and South Polar skua (C. maccormicki) carcasses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38:443-447. [Abstract] [PDF]
  58. Abbott, S.P., T.C. Lumley & L. Sigler. 2002. Use of holomorph characters to delimit Microascus nidicola and M. soppii sp. nov., with notes on the genus Pithoascus. Mycologia 94:362-369. [Abstract] [PDF]
  59. Bibashi, E., D. Memmos, E. Kokolina, E. Manou, L. Sigler, D. Tsakiris, D. Sofianou & M. Papadimitriou. 2001. Fungal peritonitis in patients on CAPD: aetiology and diagnosis. Hellen Nephrol. 13:281-288. (In Greek with English summary; UAMH photo on front cover of journal issue).
  60. Khasa, P.D., L. Sigler, P. Chakravarty, B.P. Dancik, L. Erickson & D. McCurdy. 2001. Effect of fertilization on seedling growth and ectomycorrhizal development of conifer seedlings in container-grown and bare-root nurseries. New Forests 22: 179- 197. [Abstract] [PDF]
  61. Dykstra, M.J., K.M. Astrofsky, M.D. Schrenzel, J.G. Fox, R.A. Bullis, S. Farrington, L. Sigler, M.G. Rinaldi & M.R. McGinnis. 2001. High mortality in a large-scale zebrafish colony (Brachydanio rerio Hamilton & Buchanan, 1822) associated with Lecythophora mutabilis (van Beyma) W. Gams & McGinnis. Comp. Med 51:361-368. [Abstract][PDF]
  62. Abbott, S.P. & L. Sigler. 2001. Heterothallism in the Microascaceae demonstrated by three species in the Scopulariopsis brevicaulis series. Mycologia 93:1211-1220. [Abstract] [PDF]
  63. Hemeshettar, B.M., Siddaramappa, B, Padhye, A.A., Sigler, L. & F. W. Chandler. 2000. White grain mycetoma caused by Cylindrocarpon sp. in India. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38:4288-4291. [Abstract] [PDF]
  64. Sigler, L., T.C. Lumley & R.S. Currah. 2000. New species and records of saprophytic ascomycetes (Myxotrichaceae) from decaying logs in the boreal forest. Mycoscience 41:495-502. [Abstract][PDF]
  65. Al-Mohsen, I.Z., D.A. Sutton, L. Sigler, E. Almodovar, N. Mahboub, H. Frayha, S. Al-Hajjar, M.G. Rinaldi & T. Walsh. 2000. Acrophialophora fusispora brain abscess in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Review of cases and taxonomy. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 4569-4576. [Abstract] [PDF]
  66. Kisla, T.A., A. Cu-Unjieng, L. Sigler & J. Sugar. 2000. Medical management of Beauveria bassiana keratitis. Cornea 19:405-406. [Abstract] [PDF]
  67. Iwen, P.C., L. Sigler, S. Tarantolo, D.A. Sutton, M.G. Rinaldi, R.P. Lackner, D.I. McCarthy & S.H. Hinrichs. 2000. Pulmonary infection caused by Gymnascella hyalinospora in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38:375-381. [Abstract] [PDF]
  68. McGinnis, M.R., L. Sigler & M.G. Rinaldi. 1999. Some medically important fungi and their common synonyms and names of uncertain application. Clinical Infectious Diseases 29:728-730. [PDF]
  69. Sigler, L., J.R. Bartley, D.H. Parr & A.J. Morris. 1999. Maxillary sinusitis caused by medusoid form of Schizophyllum commune. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37:3395-3398. [PDF]
  70. Chakravarty, P., D. Khasa, B. Dancik, L. Sigler, M. Wichlacz, L.S. Trifonov & W.A. Ayer. 1999. Integrated control of Fusarium damping-off in conifer seedlings. J. Plant Diseases & Protection (PflKrankh.) 106:342-352. [PDF]
  71. Nichols, D.K., R.S. Weyant, E.W. Lamirandel, L. Sigler & R.T. Mason. 1999. Fatal mycotic dermatitis in captive brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis). J. Zoo Wildlife Medicine 30:111-118. [Abstract][PDF]
  72. Sigler, L., A.L. Flis & J.W. Carmichael. 1998. The genus Uncinocarpus (Onygenaceae) and its synonym Brunneospora: new concepts, combinations and connections to anamorphs in Chrysosporium, and further evidence of its relationship with Coccidioides immitis. Can. J. Bot. 76: 1624-1636. [Abstract] [PDF]
  73. Roilides, E., L. Sigler, E. Bibashi, H. Katsifa, N. Flaris & C. Panteliadis. 1999. Disseminated infection due to Chrysosporium zonatum in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease and review of non-Aspergillus infections in these patients. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37:18-25. [PDF]
  74. Peterson, S.W. & L. Sigler. 1998. Molecular genetic variation in Emmonsia crescens and E. parva, etiologic agents of adiaspiromycosis, and their phylogenetic relationship to Blastomyces dermatitidis (Ajellomyces dermatitidis) and other systemic fungal pathogens. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36:2918-2925. [Abstract] [PDF]
  75. Sigler, L., K.R. Aneja, R. Kumar, R. Maheshwari & R.V. Shukla. 1998. New records from India and redescription of Corynascus thermophilus and its anamorph Myceliophthora fergusii. Mycotaxon 68:185-192. [Abstract]
  76. Sigler, L. & A. Flis. 1998. Utility and features of a PC Windows-based database for managing microbial strain data. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 20:86-89. [Abstract] [PDF]
  77. Abbott, S.P., L. Sigler & R.S. Currah. 1998. Microascus brevicaulis sp. nov., the teleomorph of Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, supports placement of Scopulariopsis with the Microascaceae. Mycologia 90:297-302. [Abstract] [PDF]
  78. Sigler, L., S. Estrada, N.A. Montealeagre, E. Jaramillo, M. Arango, C. de Bedout & A. Restrepo. 1997. Maxillary sinusitis caused by Schizophyllum commune and experience with treatment. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 35: 365-370. [Abstract] [PDF]
  79. Sigler, L. & S.P. Abbott. 1997. Characterizing and conserving diversity of filamentous basidiomycetes from human sources. Microbiol. Cult. Coll. 13:21-27.
  80. Sigler, L., R.C. Summerbell, L. Poole, M. Wieden, D.A. Sutton, M.G. Rinaldi, M. Aguirre, G.W. Estes & J.N. Galgiani. 1997. Invasive Nattrassia mangiferae infections. Case report, literature review, therapeutic and taxonomic appraisal. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35:433-440. [PDF]
  81. Paré, J.A., L. Sigler, D.B. Hunter, R.C. Summerbell, D.A. Smith & K.L. Machin. 1997. Cutaneous mycoses in chameleons caused by the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii (Apinis) Currah. J. Zoo Wildlife Medicine 28:443-453. [Abstract][PDF]
  82. Chopin, J.B., L. Sigler, M.D. Connole, D.A. O'Boyle, B. Mackay & L. Goldstein. 1997. Keratomycosis in percheron cross horse caused by Cladorrhinum bulbillosum. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 35:53-55. [Abstract] [PDF]
  83. Prillinger, H., R. Messner, H. Konig, R. Bauer, K. Lopandic, O. Molnar, P. Dangel, F. Weigang, T. Kirisits, T. Nakase & L. Sigler. 1996. Yeasts associated with termites: a phenotypic and genotypic characterization and use of coevolution for dating evolutionary radiations in asco- & basidiomycetes. System. Appl. Microbiol. 19:265-283.[PDF]
  84. Sigler, L. 1996. Ajellomyces crescens sp. nov. , taxonomy of Emmonsia species, and relatedness with Blastomyces dermatitidis (teleomorph Ajellomyces dermatitidis). J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 34:303-314. [Abstract] [PDF]
  85. Abbott, S.P., L. Sigler & R.C. Currah. 1996. Delimitation, typification and taxonomic placement of the genus Arachnomyces. Systema Ascomycetum 14(2):79-85. [PDF]
  86. Sigler, L., S.P. Abbott & H. Gauvreau. 1996. Assessment of worker exposure to airborne molds in honeybee overwintering facilities. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 57:484-490. [Abstract][PDF]
  87. Currah, R.C., S.P. Abbott & L. Sigler. 1996. Arthroderma silverae sp. nov. (Onygenales, Arthrodermataceae) and Chrysosporium vallenarense (Hyphomycetes), keratinophilic fungi from arctic and montane habitats. Mycol. Res. 100:195-198.[PDF]
  88. Tsuneda, A., N. Maekawa & L. Sigler. 1995. Evidence of the Hyphozyma synanamorph of Eleutheromyces sp. occurring on diseased fruiting bodies of Lentinula edodes. Reports of the Tottori Mycological Institute 33:14-20.
  89. Amegadzie, A.K., W.A. Ayer & L. Sigler. 1995. Unusual polyketides from the wood-decay fungus Sistotrema raduloides. Can. J. Chem. 73:2119-2125.[PDF]
  90. Abbott, S.P., L. Sigler, R. McAleer, D.A. McGough, M.G. Rinaldi & G. Mizell. 1995. Fatal cerebral mycoses caused by the ascomycete Chaetomium strumarium. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33:2692-2698. [PDF]
  91. Sigler, L., L. de la Maza, G. Tan, K.N. Egger & R.K. Sherburne. 1995. Diagnostic difficulties caused by a nonclamped Schizophyllum commune isolate in a case of fungus ball of the lung. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33:1979-1983. [PDF]
  92. Kalgutkar, R.M. & L. Sigler. 1995. Some fossil fungal form-taxa from the Maastrichtian and Palaeogene ages. Mycological Research 99:513-522.[PDF]
  93. Sigler, L. 1994. Maintaining fungal diversity - integration of a herbarium and living collection. Journal of Industrial Microbiology 13:191-192.[PDF]
  94. Sigler, L., S.P. Abbott & A. Woodgyer. 1994. New records of nail and skin infection due to Onychocola canadensis and description of its teleomorph Arachnomyces nodosetosus sp. nov. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 32:275-285. [Abstract] [PDF]
  95. Pan, S., L. Sigler & G.T. Cole. 1994. Evidence for a phylogenetic connection between Coccidioides immitis and Uncinocarpus reesii (Onygenaceae). Microbiology 140:1481-1494.[PDF]
  96. Matheron, M.E. & L. Sigler. 1994. First report of Eucalyptus dieback caused by Nattrassia mangiferae in North America. Plant Disease 78:432.[PDF]
  97. Inglis, G.D., L. Sigler & M.S. Goettel. 1993. Aerobic microorganisms associated with alfalfa leafcutter bees (Megachile rotundata). Microbial Ecology 26:125-143.[PDF]
  98. Tsuneda, A., S. Murakami, L. Sigler & Y. Hiratsuka. 1993. Schizolysis of dolipore-parenthosome septa in an arthroconidial fungus associated with Dendroctonus ponderosae and in similar anamorphic fungi. Can. J. Bot. 71:1032-1038. [PDF]
  99. Hutchison, L.J., L. Sigler & Y. Hiratsuka. 1993. Hyphozyma lignicola sp. nov. a yeast-like hyphomycete from black galls and cankers of trembling aspen Populus tremuloides. Mycol. Research 97:1409-1415.[PDF]
  100. Egger, K.N. and L. Sigler. 1993. Relatedness of the ericoid endophyte Scytalidium vaccinii and Hymenoscyphus ericae inferred by amplification and analysis of ribosomal DNA. Mycologia 85:219-230. [PDF]
  101. Ayer, W.A., P.-P. Lu, H. Orszanska & L. Sigler. 1993. Deoxyscytalidin and lignicol: new metabolites from Scytalidium species. J. Nat. Prod. 56:1835-1838.[PDF]
  102. Inglis, G.D., M.S. Goettel & L. Sigler. 1993. The influence of microorganisms on alfalfa leafcutter bee (Mega-chile rotundata) larval development and susceptibility to Ascosphaera aggregata. J. Inv. Pathol. 61:236-243. [PDF]
  103. Inglis, G.D., M.S. Goettel & L. Sigler. 1992. Effects of decontamination of eggs and gamma-irradiation of provisions on alfalfa leafcutter bee larvae. J. Apic. Res. 31:15-21.
  104. Cano, J. and L. Sigler. 1992. Reevaluation of the synonymy between Keratinomyces ceretanicus and Trichophyton ajelloi. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 30:327-331. [PDF]
  105. Inglis, G.D., L. Sigler and M.S. Goettel. 1992. Trichosporonoides megachiliensis, a new species associated with alfalfa leafcutter bees, with notes on Trichosporonoides and Moniliella. Mycologia 84:555-570. [PDF]
  106. Inglis, G.D., M.S. Goettel & L. Sigler. 1992. Analysis of alfalfa leafcutter bee (Megachile rotundata) provisions pre - and post - sterilization with propylene oxide. Apidologie 23:119-132.[PDF]
  107. Zoutman, D.E. and L. Sigler. 1991. Mycetoma of the foot caused by Cylindrocarpon destructans. J. Clin. Microbiol. 29:1855-1859. [PDF]
  108. Sigler, L. and H. Congly. 1990. Toenail infection caused by Onychocola canadensis. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 28:407-419. [Abstract] [PDF]
  109. Sigler, L. and C.J.K. Wang. 1990. Scytalidium circinatum sp. nov., a hyphomycete from utility poles. Mycologia 82:399-404. [PDF]
  110. Sigler, L., J.L. Harris, D.M. Dixon, A.L. Flis, I.R. Salkin, M. Kemna and R.M. Duncan. 1990. Microbiology and potential virulence of Sporothrix cyanescens, a fungus rarely isolated from blood and skin. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28:1009-1015. [PDF]
  111. Sigler, L. 1990. Occurrence of a yeast-like syananmorph in the fungicolous coelomycete Eleutheromyces subulatus. Cryptogamic Botany 1:384-389.
  112. Sigler, L., Y. Yamaoka and Y. Hiratsuka. 1990. Taxonomy and chemistry of a new fungus from bark beetle-infested Pinus contorta var. latifolia. Part 1. Arthrographis pinicola sp. nov. Can. J. Microbiol. 36:77-82 [PDF].
  113. Sigler, L. 1989. Problems in the application of the terms 'blastic' and 'thallic' to modes of conidiogenesis in some onygenalean fungi. Mycopathologia 106:155-161.[PDF]
  114. Dalpe, Y., W. Litten and L. Sigler. 1989. Scytalidium vaccinii sp. nov. an ericoid endophyte of Vaccinium angustifolium roots. Mycotaxon 35:371-377.
  115. Malloch, D. and L. Sigler. 1988. The Eremomycetaceae (Ascomycotina). Can. J. Bot. 66:1929-1932. [PDF]
  116. Kane, J., L. Sigler and R. Summerbell. 1987. Improved procedures for differentiating Microsporum persicolor from Trichophyton mentagrophytes. J. Clin. Microbiol. 25:2449-2452. [PDF]
  117. Currah, R.S., L. Sigler and S. Hambleton. 1987. New records and new taxa of fungi from the mycorrhizae of terrestrial orchids of Alberta. Can. J. Bot. 65:2473-2482. [PDF]
  118. Sigler, L., S. P. Frances and C. Panter. 1987. Culicinomyces bisporalis, a new entomopathogenic hyphomycete from larvae of the mosquito Aedes kochi. Mycologia 79(4):493-500. [PDF]
  119. Sigler, L. 1987. Trichothecium cinnamomeum, an earlier name for the thermophilic hyphomycete Malbranchea sulfurea. Mycologia 79:142-143. [PDF]
  120. Sigler, L., J. Guarro, R.S. Currah and L. Punsola. 1987. Taxonomy of Oncocladium flavum and its relationship to Malbranchea flava. Mycotaxon 28:119-130.
  121. Sigler, L. and D.L. Hawksworth. 1987. International Commission on the Taxonomy of Fungi (ICTF): Code of practice for systematic mycologists. Mycopathologia 99:3-7.[PDF]
  122. Sigler, L., J. Guarro & L. Punsola. 1986. New keratinophilic species of Chrysosporium. Can. J. Bot. 64:1212-1215. [PDF]
  123. Frelier, P.F., L. Sigler & P.E. Nelson. 1985. Mycotic pneumonia in an alligator caused by Fusarium moniliforme. Sabouraudia 23:399-402. [PDF]
  124. McDonnell, P.J., T.P. Werblin, L. Sigler & W.R. Green. 1984/1985. Mycotic keratitis due to Beauveria alba. Cornea 3:213-216. [PDF]
  125. Goettel, M.S., L. Sigler & J.W. Carmichael. 1984. Studies on the mosquito pathogenic hyphomycete Culicinomyces clavisporus. Mycologia 76:614-625. [PDF]
  126. Sigler, L. & J.W. Carmichael. 1983. Redisposition of some fungi referred to Oidium microspermum and a review of Arthrographis. Mycotaxon 18:495-507.
  127. Sigler, L., J. Lacey & J.W. Carmichael. 1982. Two new species of Malbranchea. Mycotaxon 15:465-471.
  128. Sigler, L., M.T. Dunn & J.W. Carmichael. 1982. Arthrocristula and Arthropsis, two new hyphomycetes with dematiaceous arthroconidia. Mycotaxon 15:409-419.
  129. Sigler, L., H.S. Whitney & J.W. Carmichael. 1982. Chrysosporium filiforme, a new species of hyphomycete associated with Dendroctonus ponderosae bark beetles. Mycotaxon 14:261-165.
  130. Sigler, L., A. Tsuneda & J.W. Carmichael. 1981. Phaeotheca and Phaeosclera two new genera of dematiaceous hyphomycetes and a redescription of Sarcinomyces Lindner. Mycotaxon 12:449-467.
  131. Sigler, L., P.K. Gaur, R.W. Lichtwardt & J.W. Carmichael. 1979. Renispora flavissima, a new Gymnoascaceous fungus with tuberculate Chrysosporium conidia. Mycotaxon 10:133-141.
  132. Hiratsuka, Y., A. Tsuneda & L. Sigler. 1979. Occurrence of Scytalidium uredinicola on Endocronartium harknessii in Alberta, Canada. Plant Dis. Reptr. 63:512-513.
  133. Sigler, L. & J.W. Carmichael. 1976. Taxonomy of Malbranchea and some other Hyphomycetes with arthroconidia. Mycotaxon 4:349-488.
  134. Sigler, L. & J.W. Carmichael. 1974. A new acidophilic Scytalidium. Can. J. Microbiol. 20:267-268.[PDF]
  135. Carmichael, J.W., A.S. Sekhon and L. Sigler. 1973. Classification of some dermatophytes by pyrolysis-gas-liquid chromatography. Can. J. Microbiol. 19:403-407.[PDF]


  1. Paré, J.A., L. Sigler, K.L. Rosenthal & D.R. Mader. 2006. Microbiology : Fungal and bacterial diseases of reptiles. p 217-238. In: Reptile Medicine and Surgery, 2nd ed. (Ed. Mader, D.R.) Saunders Elesevier, St. Louis, MO
  2. Sigler, L. 2005. Adiaspiromycosis and other infections caused by Emmonsia species. p 809-824. IN: Medical Mycology, Topley & Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections, 10 th ed. (Vol Eds. R. Hay and W. Merz) Arnold Hodder, London, U.K.
  3. Sigler, L. & P. Verweij. 2003. Aspergillus, Fusarium and other opportunistic moniliaceous fungi. In: Manual of Clinical Microbiology. ,Pp 1726-1760. Chpt. 116, 8th Ed. (Eds. P.R. Murray, E.J. Baron, J.H. Jorgensen, M.A. Pfaller & R. H. Yolken) American Society for Microbiology, Washington.
  4. Sigler, L. 2003. Ascomycetes: The Onygenaceae and other fungi from the order Onygenales, p 195-236. In: Pathogenic Fungi in Humans and Animals. (Ed. D.H. Howard), Marcel Dekker, NY.
  5. Sigler, L. 2003. Miscellaneous opportunistic fungi: Microascaceae and other ascomycetes, hyphomycetes, coelomycetes and basidiomycetes, p. 637-676. In: Pathogenic Fungi in Humans and Animals. (Ed. D.H. Howard), Marcel Dekker, NY.
  6. Sigler, L & D.A. Sutton. 2002. Acrophialophora fusispora misidentified as Scedosporium prolificans. J. Clin. Microbiol. Letter 40:3544-3545.
  7. Sigler, L. & M.J. Kennedy. 1999. Aspergillus, Fusarium and other opportunistic moniliaceous fungi. In: Manual of Clinical Microbiology. pp 1212-1241. 7th Ed. (Eds. P.R. Murray, E.J. Baron, M.F. Pfaller, F. C. Tenover, and R. H. Yolken), Am. Soc. Microbiol., Washington
  8. Sigler, L. 1998. Agents of adiaspiromycosis. IN: Topley & Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections, 9th ed. Vol 4, Chpt 29. (Vol Eds. L. Ajello and R. Hay) Edward Arnold, London, U.K. pp 571-583.
  9. Kane, J., R.C. Summerbell, L. Sigler, S. Krajden & G. Land. 1997. Laboratory handbook of dermatophytes. A clinical guide and laboratory manual of dermatophytes and other filamentous fungi from skin, hair and nails. Star Publishing Co., Belmont, CA.
  10. Sigler, L. 1996. Lesser known fungi of clinical significance. In: Fungal Disease. Biology, Immunology and Diagnosis. (Eds. P.H. Jacobs & L. Nall). Chpt 5, pp. 83-99. Marcell Dekker.


  1. Paré JA, KA Coyle, L Sigler, AK Maas III & RL Mitchell. 2003. Pathogenicity of the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii for veiled chameleons (Chamaeleo calyptratus). Proc. Assoc. Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Pp. 9-10, and Proc. American Assoc. Zoo Veterinarians, p. 7, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. Paré, JA & L. Sigler. 2002. Nannizzopsis vriesii, an emerging fungal pathogen of reptiles. Proc. 6th Int. Symposium on the Pathology of Reptiles and Amphibians, (eds. R.G. McKinnell & D.L. Carlson), pp 95-98.
  3. Sigler, L. 2002. The role of Emmonsia species as pathogens. Focus on Fungus Inf., Phoenix, AZ, Mar 21-22, p 17.
  4. Bibashi, E., E. Kololina, L. Sigler, D. Sofianou, D. Tsakiris, A. Papagianni, G. Visvardis & D. Memmos. 2001. Uncommon causes of fungal peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis: a report of four cases. Proc. 5th Congress Balkan Cities Assoc. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artifical Organs, Sept. 223-225.
  5. Paré, JA, L. Sigler, K.L. Rypien, C.F. Gibas & T.L. Hoffman. 2001. The cutaneous fungal microflora of healthy squamate reptiles and prevalence of the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizzopsis vriesii. Proc. Am. Assoc. Zoo Vet./Assoc of Reptilian & Amphibian Vet. Joint Ann. Mtg. Orlando, Sept. p 36-38.
  6. Padhye, A.A., J.E. Bennett, M.R. McGinnis, L. Sigler, A. Flis & I.F. Salkin. 1998. Biosafety considerations in handling medically important fungi. Medical Mycology 36(Suppl 1):258-265.
  7. Sigler, L. & S.P. Abbott. 1996. Filamentous basidiomycetes from clinical sources. IN: Culture Collections to Improve the Quality of Life. Proceedings of the 8th International Congress for Culture Collections, pp. 386-389, Veldhoven, NE.
  8. Flis, A. & L. Sigler. 1996. Development and functionality of a PC Windows-based database for a fungal collection. IN: Culture Collections to Improve the Quality of Life. Proc. 8th International Congress for Culture Collections, pp. 264-266, Veldhoven, NE.
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