Table 3: Fungal species identified in feces from dogs using pyrosequencing. The accession number and similarity to their closest relative in the NCBI database and the number of healthy and diseased dogs harboring the species are summarized.

Fungal speciesAccession no. to closest relativeSimilarityHealthy dogsDiseased dogs

Catenulostroma abietis FJ26770399117
Bipolaris eleusines DQ3373829901
Bipolaris sorokiniana DQ3373839986
Candida albicans AF1144709901
Candida austromarina AB0135609931
Candida castellii AY4977529221
Candida glycerinogenes AY5848099920
Candida homilentoma AB0181669910
Candida khmerensis AB1586559810
Candida mesenterica AB0135529910
Candida natalensis AB01354199106
Candida neerlandica EF1205939920
Candida zeylanoides EU5906659910
Aspergillus flavipes AB0020619801
Aspergillus niger JX1127039943
Aspergillus ochraceus AB0084059921
Aspergillus penicillioides AB0020789940
Aspergillus terreus JN6398549952
Penicillium brevicompactum AF5480829940
Penicillium charlesii FJ4307689941
Penicillium commune EU2636099921
Penicillium coprobium FJ4307729910
Penicillium janthinellum AB29396810074
Penicillium tardum AF2452339941
Penicillium verruculosum AF51049610042
Myrothecium cinctum AJ3019969965
Myrothecium gramineum FJ8253699983
Myrothecium leucotrichum AJ3019929942
Cryptococcus gastricus DQ6455139820
Cryptococcus surugaensis AB1004409710