Table 2: Relative percentages of the most abundant fungal groups on the various phylogenetic levels based on pyrosequencing. The letters in parenthesis indicate phylogenetic levels (p: phylum, c: class, o: order, f: family, g: genus).

Taxonomy
Range (minimum %–maximum %) and medians (%)Number of dogs harboring taxa
Healthy rangeHealthy medianDiseased rangeDiseased medianMann-Whitney valueHealthyDiseased

Ascomycota (p)63.20–100.0097.9091.40–100.0098.200.58127
Catenulostroma (g)0.00–31.418.230.09–48.367.090.83117
Dothideomycetes (c)0.26–74.3834.0319.07–90.9128.820.29127
Capnodiales (o)0.04–36.0011.450.84–81.808.650.97127
Davidiellaceae (f)0.00–29.040.130.00–63.640.060.7974
Cladosporium (g)0.00–29.040.130.00–63.640.060.7974
Schizothyriaceae (f)0.04–33.968.550.14–51.648.420.83127
Pleosporales (c)0.00–50.8816.090.00–81.3814.960.80116
Phoma (g)0.00–8.271.280.00–9.091.860.8395
Massarinaceae (f)0.00–5.260.470.00–2.540.800.8395
Keissleriella (g)0.00–5.260.470.00–2.540.800.8395
Phaeosphaeriaceae (f)0.00–9.220.060.00–9.730.000.8263
Teratosphaeria (g)0.00–7.140.320.00–3.270.260.9086
Pleosporaceae (f)0.00–43.866.090.00–80.596.900.97106
Cochliobolus (g)0.00–21.050.090.00–72.070.600.6485
Phaeosphaeria (g)0.00–9.220.060.00–9.730.000.8263
Pyrenophora (g)0.00–11.920.050.00–7.090.260.9374
Bipolaris (g)0.00–21.052.390.00–6.541.410.5596
Shiraiaceae (f)0.00–5.820.020.00–4.360.000.8963
Shiraia (g)0.00–5.820.020.00–4.360.000.8963
Dothideales (o)0.00–10.711.710.04–9.090.440.9797
Dothioraceae (f)0.00–10.711.710.04–9.090.440.9797
Aureobasidium (g)0.00–10.71.710.05–9.090.440.9797
Saccharomycetes (c)0.19–99.4010.940.35–42.666.870.58127
Saccharomycetales (o)0.18–99.4010.940.34–42.666.870.58127
Wickerhamomycetaceae (f)0.00–63.085.200.19–38.461.860.53117
Saccharomycetaceae (f)0.00–99.40.670.00–14.910.140.7394
Saccharomyces (g)0.00–7.140.000.00–4.190.060.5254
Candida (g)0.00–63.085.200.19–38.461.860.53117
Eurotiomycetes (c)0.04–14.74.160.00–43.94.900.97126
Eurotiales (o)0.04–14.293.000.00–10.644.890.97126
Trichocomaceae (f)0.04–14.293.000.00–10.644.890.90126
Aspergillus (g)0.00–7.280.420.00–6.650.530.8674
Penicillium (g)0.00–14.292.090.00–5.811.530.74116
Taphrinomycetes (c)0.00–30.534.490.00–11.765.050.61116
Taphrinales (o)0.00–30.534.490.00–11.765.050.61116
Taphrinaceae (f)0.00–30.533.690.00–11.765.050.74116
Sordariomycetes (o)0.00–52.329.840.00–61.4610.370.97115
Phomatospora (g)0.00–17.911.670.00–43.130.660.97104
Meliolales (o)0.00–17.911.670.00–43.130.660.97104
Xylariales (o)0.00–1.550.000.00–5.590.440.1744
Xylariaceae (f)0.00–1.550.000.00–5.590.250.1734
Sordariales (o)0.00–17.890.030.00–0.440.000.5462
Hypocreales (o)0.00–30.534.490.00–9.092.710.10115
Ophiocordycipitaceae (f)0.00–32.583.730.00–9.091.990.33115
Hypocreaceae (f)0.00–17.330.030.00–0.660.000.4963
Hypocrea (g)0.00–17.330.030.00–0.660.000.4963
Myrothecium (g)0.00–32.583.250.00–9.091.100.47105
Clavicipitaceae (f)0.00–1.860.210.00–0.660.000.3683
Cordycipitaceae (f)0.00–0.610.000.00–0.090.000.5131
Engyodontium (g)0.00–3.570.110.00–0.690.000.2462
Papulosaceae (f)0.00–17.91.670.00–43.100.670.97126
Basidiomycota (p)0.00–36.750.970.00–7.760.540.9785
Agaricomycetes (c)0.00–3.310.000.00–4.880.270.2355
Ustilaginomycetes (c)0.00–33.440.150.00–2.880.000.1271
Ustilaginales (o)0.00–24.830.050.00–0.660.000.1361
Ustilaginaceae (f)0.00–24.830.050.00–0.660.000.1361