Atlas of Fungi: Introduction, List of Fungi with Structures and Related Videos

Atlas of Fungi: The name ‘ Atlas of Fungi’ is given even due to the vast spectrum of mycology but puny collection and another thing are that only an epic centre collection of my authentical performance. So, please if you have benefited from this atlas, let others know about it too and share them through social media.

Atlas of Fungi

The name ‘ Atlas of Fungi’ is given even due to the vast spectrum of mycology but puny collection and another thing are that only an epic centre collection of my authentical performance. So, please if you have benefited from this atlas, let others know about it too and share them through social media.

List of Fungi

  1. Candida albicans
  2. Candida glabrata
  3. Candida Krusei
  4. Candida tropicalis
  5. Cryptococcus neoformans
  6. Geotrichum
  7. Malassezia
  8. Aspergillus flavus
  9. Aspergillus fumigatus
  10. Aspergillus niger
  11. Bipolaris
  12. Cladosporium
  13. Curvularia
  14. Epidermophyton floccosum
  15. Trichophyton mentagrophyte
  16. Trichophyton rubrum
  17. Microsporum persicolor
  18. Microsporum ferrugineum
  19. Fonsecaea
  20. Fusarium oxysporum
  21. Fusarium solani
  22. Mucor
  23. Penicillium
  24. Rhizopus
  25. Scedosporium
  26. Sporothrix schenckii
  27. Syncephalastrum
  28. Trichosporon
  29. Acremonium
  30. Ochroconis gallopava
  31. Trichoderma species

Candida albicans

Candida albicans in a saline wet mount

Candida albicans in a saline wet mount

C. albicans  in Gram stain

Candida albicans Gram stained smear showing Gram positive yeast cells and budding

C. albicans growth/ colony characteristics on SDA

Candida albicans colony characteristics on SDA

 

Candida albicans germ tube test positive

Candida albicans Germ Tube Test (GTT)-Positive

Chlamydospores of Candida albicans

Candida albicans Chlamydospore formation

Carbohydrate Fermentation Test of Candida albicans-

Carbohydrate Fermentation Test of Candida albicans

Candida albicans on chromagar

Candida aibicans in chromagar

Candida glabrata on SDA

Candida glabrata

Candida glabrata Showing Germ Tube Test -Negative

Candida glabrata Showing Germ Tube Test -Negative

 

Candida glabrata in Giemsa stained smear of sputum

Candida glabrata in Giemsa stained smear of sputum

Candida dubliniensis -White to cream-coloured smooth, glabrous yeast-like colonies on Potato dextrose agar (PDA)-

Candida dubliniensis -White to cream-coloured smooth, glabrous yeast –like colonies on Potato dextrose agar (PDA)

 

Candida dubliensis: Tease mount preparation of fungal culture (PDA) using LPCB showing spherical to subspherical budding blastoconidia, branched pseudohyphae and terminal chlamydospores too-

Candida dubliensis-Tease mount preparation of fungal culture (PDA) using LPCB showing Spherical to subspherical budding blastoconidia, branched pseudohyphae and terminal chlamydospores too

 

Carbohydrate Assimilation Test of Various Yeasts like Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Candida species, Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

Carbohydrate Assimilation Test of Various Yeasts like Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans, Candida species, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Cryptococcus neoformans

Nigrosin Stain Preparation of CSF Showing Capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans as shown below-

Nigrosin Stain Preparation of CSF Showing Capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans

Cryptococcus neoformans growth on SDA is showing  Cream -coloured smooth, mucoid yeast-like colonies.

Cryptococcus neoformans colony morphology on SDA

C. neoformans India Ink preparation from SDA colony-

C. neoformans India Ink preparation from SDA colony

 

Cryptococcus neoformans yeast cells and budding in Gram-stained smear-

Cryptococcus neoformans yeast cells and budding in Gram stained smear

 

Cryptococcus neoformans in LPCB Preparation-

Cryptococcus neoformans in LPCB Preparation

 

Cryptococcus neoformans In Giemsa Stained Smear of CSF-

Cryptococcus neoformans In Giemsa Stained Smear of CSF

Cryptococcus neoformans showing Urease Test Positive-

Urease Test for Cryptococcus

Test medium used: Motility Indole

Urea (MIU) agar

1. Uninoculated

2. Inoculated MIU medium  after 5 days of incubation showing

positive result as shown in tube no 2.

Cryptococcus neoformans showing Urease Test Positive

Cryptococcus neoformans on Caffeic Acid Agar after 5 Days of Incubation-

Caffeic Acid Agar

Caffeic acid

⇓  Phenol oxidase (C. neoformans)

Brown pigment

Note: In the composition of the Bird SeedAgar, bird seed/ niger seed (Guizotia abyssinica seed) was replaced by the caffeic acid present on the coffee.

Cryptococcus neoformans on Caffeic Acid Agar after 5 Days of Incubation

 

Coffee agar showing growth of  Cryptococcus neoformans (A-brown colony) and Candida albicans (B-white colony)

Coffee agar showing growth of Cryptococcus neoformans (A-brown colony) and Candida albicans (B-white colony)

 

Carbohydrate Assimilation Test of Cryptococcus neoformans-

Carbohydrate Assimilation Test of Cryptococcus neoformans

 

Geotrichum grow on SDA

 Geotrichum grow on SDA

LPCB Mount of Geotrichum candidum showing arthroconidia

LPCB Mount of Geotrichum candidum showing arthroconidia

 

Malassezia growth on SDA

Malassezia growth on SDA

 

Malassezia structures in a wet mount

Malassezia structures in wet mount

 

LPCB mount of Malassezia from culture (SDA)

LPCB mount of Malassezia from culture (SDA)

Aspergillus niger

Potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation of aural discharge  showing septate hyphae

Potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation showing septate hyphae

Gram staining showing plenty of pus cells with Gram-positive Conidia but lacking bacteria

Gram staining showing plenty of pus cells with Gram positive Conidia but lacking bacteria

Aspergillus has grown on CHOC, BAP, MAC and SDA media.

Aspergillus grown on CHOC, BAP, MAC and SDA media

 

Fungal growth on Robertson’s Cooked Meat (RCM) medium

Fungal growth on Robertson's Cooked Meat (RCM) medium

Aspergillus has grown even on anaerobically incubated 5%  sheep blood agar plate (BAP) as shown below-

Aspergillus grown even on anaerobically incubated BAP

Aspergillus niger spores on LPCB tease mount from
                      anaerobically incubated plate

Aspergillus niger spores on LPCB tease mount from anaerobically incubated plate

Aspergillus niger growth  on CMA

Aspergillus niger growth on CMA

Aspergillus niger growth on SDA showing dark brown to black colonies

Aspergillus niger growth on SDA showing dark brown to black colonies

 

Aspergillus niger conidiophores, vesicles, metulae, phialides 

        and conidia on LPCB preparation

Aspergillus niger conidiophores, vesicles, metulae, phialides and conidia on LPCB preparation

Aspergillus fumigatus

Fungal spores ( conidia) on aural discharge Gram-stained smear of CSOM patient-

Fungal spores (conidia) on aural discharge Gram stained smear of CSOM patient

KOH mount of aural discharge: Potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation showing septate hyphae with characteristic dichotomous branching  (at an angle of approximately 45°)-

KOH mount of aural discharge: Potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation showing septate hyphae with characteristic dichotomous branching  (at an angle of approximately 45°)-

 

Fungal growth on RCM-

Fungal growth on RCM

Fungal Growth on Bacteria media:

Even fungal growth on bacterial media after a day incubation at 37.0°C as a shown image-

  1. CHOC: Chocolate agar
  2. BAP: 5% Sheep blood agar
  3. MAC: MacConkey medium
  4. SDA: Sabouraud dextrose agar ( for fungi)-

Even fungal growth on bacterial media after a day incubation at 37.0°C as a shown image- CHOC: Chocolate agar BAP: 5% Sheep blood agar MAC: MacConkey medium SDA: Sabouraud dextrose agar ( for fungi)-

 

Aspergillus fumigatus Colony characteristics:

Colonies on SDA showing green surface pigmentation with a suede-like surface consisting of a dense felt of conidiophores.

Aspergillus fumigatus Colony characteristics: Colonies on SDA showing green surface pigmentation with a suede-like surface consisting of a dense felt of conidiophores.

 

Aspergillus fumigatus: Tease mount preparation of fungal culture using LPCB Conidial head morphology showing stipe, conidiophore, vesicle, metulae, phialides, and conidia

Note- a uniseriate row of phialides on the upper two-thirds of the vesicle

Aspergillus fumigatus: Tease mount preparation of fungal culture using LPCB Conidial head morphology showing stipe, conidiophore, vesicle, metulae, phialides and conidia Note- uniseriate row of phialides on the upper two thirds of the vesicle

 

Robertson’s Cooked Meat (RCM) medium :

This medium is usually used to cultivate anaerobic bacteria but also facilitate the growth of fungus as shown in this image.

Later confirmed growth of Aspergillus flavus.

Robertson's Cooked Meat (RCM) medium : This medium is usually used to cultivate anaerobic bacteria but also facilitate the growth of fungus as shown in this image. Later confirmed growth of Aspergillus flavus-Atlas of Fungi

Aspergillus flavus Colony Morphology-

Colonies on SDA are granular, flat often with radial grooves, initially

yellow but quickly changes bright to dark yellow-green with time.

Aspergillus flavus Colony Morphology- Colonies on SDA are granular , flat often with radial grooves, initially yellow but quickly changes bright to dark yellow-green with time.

 

Aspergillus flavus:  Tease mount preparation of fungal culture using LPCB showing conidial head morphology showing rough-walled stipe near the vesicle, conidiophore (septate), vesicle, metulae, phialides, and conidia

Note- Both uniseriate and biseriate rows of phialides may be present.

Aspergillus flavus: Tease mount preparation of fungal culture using LPCB showing  conidial head morphology showing rough- walled stipe near the vesicle, conidiophore (septate), vesicle, metulae, phialides and conidia Note- Both uniseriate and biseriate rows of phialides may be present.

Bipolaris growth on SDA

Bipolaris growth on SDA

 

Bipolaris on LPCB preparation showing sympodial development of  pale brown, fusiform, to ellipsoidal, pseudoseptate, proconidia on a geniculate 

Bipolaris on LPCB preparation showing sympodial development of pale brown, fusiform, to ellipsoidal, pseudoseptate, proconidia on a geniculate

 

Cladosporium growth on SDA

Cladosporium growth on SDA

 

Tease mount preparation of Cladosporium culture using LPCB  showing Conidia of Cladosporium

Tease mount preparation of Cladosporium culture using LPCB  showing Conidia of Cladosporium

 

KOH preparation of a skin scale showing ringworm fungi   (dermatophytes) with branching septate  hyphae

KOH preparation of a skin scale showing ringworm fungi (dermatophytes) with branching septate hyphae

Trichophyton mentagrophytes Colony characteristics on SDA-

Colonies are flat, white to cream in colour,  with a powdery to the granular surface (A).

Reverse pigmentation-

Yellow to brown (B)

Trichophyton mentagrophytes Colony characteristics on SDA- Colonies are flat, white to  cream in colour,  with a powdery to granular surface (A). Reverse pigmentation- Yellow to brown (B)

 LPCB Preparation from Trichophyton mentagrophytes culture showing hyphae (1),   microconidia (2), macroconidia (3), chlamydospores(4), and spiral hyphae(5)

LPCB Preparation from Trichophyton mentagrophytes culture showing hyphae (1), microconidia (2), macroconidia (3), chlamydospores(4) and spiral hyphae(5)

 

Trichophyton mentagrophytes Colony morphology on SDA-

Colonies are flat, white to cream in colour,  with a powdery to the granular surface (A).

Reverse pigmentation- Yellow to brown (B)

Trichophyton mentagrophytes Colony morphology on SDA- Colonies are flat, white to cream in colour, with a powdery to granular surface (A). Reverse pigmentation- Yellow to brown (B)

Epidermophyton floccosum-

Young culture  of Epidermophyton  floccosum on SDA:

-Slow grower

-Generally, acquire greenish-brown or khaki colour

Reverse pigmentation: Deep yellowish-brown

Young culture of Epidermophyton foccosum on SDA: -Slow grower -Generally acquire greenish-brown Or khaki colour Reverse pigmentation: Deep yellowish brown

 

LPCB Preparation from the young culture of Epidermophyton floccosum

showing blastospores and pseudomycellium but lacking chlamydospores

LPCB Preparation from young culture of Epidermophyton floccosum showing blastospores (1) and pseudomycellium (2) but lacking chlamydospores

 

Microsporum ferrugineum Colony Morphology-

Microsporum ferrugineum colonies on SDA are waxy, glabrous, convoluted

thallus with a cream to buff coloured surface(A). Reverse Pigmentation-

Lacking (B)-

Microsporum ferrugineum Colony Morphology- Microsporum ferrugineum colonies on SDA are waxy, glabrous, convoluted thallus with a cream to buff coloured surface(A). Reverse Pigmentation- Lacking (B)-

 

Microsporum ferrugineum LPCB Preparation

LPCB preparation from the culture of Microsporum ferrugineum showing

bamboo hyphae (1) and the absence of both microconidia and macroconidia

LPCB preparation from culture of Microsporum ferrugineum showing bamboo hyphae (1) and absence of both microconidia and macroconidia

 

Microsporum persicolor growth on Dermasel agar and LPCB preparation

Microsporum persicolor growth on Dermasel agar and LPCB preparation

 

Cladosporium growth on SDA

Cladosporium species growth on SDA

 

Conidiophores(1) and conidia (2) of Cladosporium

Conidiophores(1) and conidia (2) of Cladosporium

 

Fonsecaea colony morphology on SDA Plate and Tube

Fonsecaea colony morphology on SDA Plate and Tube

 

Conidiophores (1) and conidia(2) of Fonsecaea

Conidiophores (1) and conidia(2) of Fonsecaea

Fusarium oxysporum growth on SDA after 5 days of incubation-

 

Fusarium oxysporum growth on SDA after 5 days of incubation

Microconidia, phialides and macroconidia of Fusarium oxysporum-

Microconidia, phialides and macroconidia of Fusarium oxysporum

 

Microconidia, phialides and macroconidia of Fusarium oxysporum-

Microconidia, phialides and macroconidia of Fusarium

Fusarium solani growth on SDA after 5 days of incubation-

Fusarium solani growth on SDA after 5 days of incubation

 

Fusarium solani in LPCB preparation showing microconidia, long phialides and chlamydospores-

Fusarium solani in LPCB preparation showing microconidia, long phialides and chlamydospores

 

Sporangia and sporangiospores of Mucor

Sporangia and sporangiospores of Mucor

 

Mucor structures under the microscope Showing sporangium, sporangiospores, columella, sporangiophore or aerial hyphae

Mucor structures under the microscope Showing sporangium, Sporangiospores, columella, sporangiophore or aerial hyphae

Paecilomyces in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, phialides, conidia and conidia in divergent chains-

Paecilomyces in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, phialides, conidia and conidia in divergent chains

Paecilomyces marquandii growth on CMA

Paecilomyces marquandii growth on CMA

 

Paecilomyes marquandii in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, phialides and conidia 

Paecilomyes marquandii in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, phialides and conidia

Penicillium growth on SDA after 4 days of incubation

Penicillium growth on SDA after 4 days of incubation

 

Penicillium in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, flask-shaped phialides arranged in groups from branched metulae forming a penicillus and conidia

Penicillium in LPCB preparation showing conidiophores, flask shaped phialides arranged in groups from branched metulae forming a penicillus and conidia

 

Penicillium cheresanumIn LPCB Preparation showing long chains of single–celled conidia

Penicillium cheresanum-In LPCB Preparation showing long chains of single –celled

 

Penicillium marneffei

Penicillium marneffei exhibits thermal dimorphism by growing in living tissue or in the culture at 37°C as a yeast-like fungus, and in the culture at below 30°C as a mould (as in Figure).

Penicillium marneffei exhibits thermal dimorphism by growing in living tissue or in culture at 37°C as a yeast-like fungus, and in culture at below 30°C as a mould (as in Figure)

 

Penicillium marneffei in LPCB Preparation showing conidiophores, phialides and conidia

Penicillium marneffei in LPCB Preparation showing conidiophores, phialides and conidia

Rhizopus in LPCB mount showing sporangiophores (A), columellae (B) and rhizoids (C)

Rhizopus in LPCB mount showing sporangiophores (A), columellae (B) and rhizoids (C)

 

Scedosporium growth on SDA

Scedosporium growth on SDA

 

Conidiophores and conidia of Scedosporium in LPCB Preparation

Conidiophores and conidia of Scedosporium

 

Growth of Sporothrix schenckii

Growth of Sporothrix schenckii

 

Conidiophores and conidia of Sporothrix schenckii in LPCB from SDA growth

Conidiophores and conidia of Sporothrix schenckii in LPCB from SDA growth

 

Syncephalastrum growth on SDA after 3 days of incubation 

Syncephalastrum growth on SDA after 3 days of incubation

 

LPCB mount showing sporangiophores, merosporangia and merospores

of Syncephlastrum-

LPCB mount showing sporangiophores, merosporangia and merospores of Syncephlastrum

 

Trichosporon growth on PDA

Trichosporon growth on PDA

 

LPCB Mount of Trichosporon

LPCB Mount of Trichosporon

Acremonium on SDA after 13 days of incubation showing powdery colonies

Acremonium on SDA after 13 days of incubation showing powdery colonies

 

Acremonium on SDA after 13 days of incubation showing powdery colonies-

Acremonium on SDA after 13 days of incubation showing Reverse pigment-orange colour

 

Acremonium in LPCB preparation showing long awl-shaped phialides producing cylindrical, one-celled conidia mostly aggregated in slimy heads at the apex of each phialide-

Acremonium in LPCB preparation showing long awl-shaped phialides producing cylindrical, one-celled conidia mostly aggregated in slimy heads at the apex of each phialide

 

Aural discharge in KOH mount showing hyphae and conidia-

Aural discharge showing hyphae and conidia

 

 

Ochroconis gallopava Growth on SDA has Smooth to suede-like, dry, flat, tobacco brown colonies with dark brown diffusible pigment-

Ochroconis gallopava Growth on SDA has Smooth to suede-like, dry, flat, tobacco brown colonies with dark brown diffusible pigment

 

 

Ochroconis gallopava fungal elements in 0.05% Tween 80 wet mount from a culture showing conidia, conidiophores, hyphae and hyphae are brown with relatively thick walls.

 Ochroconis gallopava fungal elements in 0.05% Tween 80 wet mount from culture showing conidia, conidiophores, hyphae and hyphae are brown with relatively thick walls.

Hyphae (A), Conidiophores (B) and conidia (C) of Ochroconis gallopava

Hyphae (A), Conidiophores (B) and conidia (C) of Ochroconis gallopava

Antifungal Susceptibility Testing (AFST)

–              Disk Diffusion Method

Approved guideline M-44 A, CLSI, USA

–              only for testing Candida species

-Medium: MHA + 2% glucose and 0.5 μg methylene blue dye (GMB); pH 7.2-7.4.

-There should be no excess moisture on plates.

-Turbidity standard for inoculum preparation – 0.5 McFarland standard

Antifungal Susceptibility Testing (AFST) - Disk Diffusion Method Approved guideline M-44 A, CLSI, USA - only for testing Candida species -Medium: MHA + 2% glucose and 0.5 μg methylene blue dye (GMB); pH 7.2-7.4. -There should be no excess moisture on plates. -Turbidity standard for inoculum preparation – 0.5 McFarland standard

Fungus in Ziehl-Neelsen stained smear of sputum showing yeast cells, budding and paseudohyphae

Fungus in Ziehl-Neelsen stained smear of sputum showing yeast cells, budding and paseudohyphae

 

Fungal elements in KOH mount of Sputum showing yeast cells, budding and pseudohyphae

 Fungal elements in KOH mount of Sputum showing yeast cells, budding and pseudohyphae

Conidium of Exserohilum in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping

Conidium of Exserohilum in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping

 

Conidium and Hypha of Exserohilum in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping

Conidium and Hypha of Exserohilum in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping

 

Dematiaceous fungi or black mould on SDA

 

Dematiaceous Fungi or Black Mould on SDA

 

Conidia and Hyphae of Dematiaceous Fungi in LPCB Preparation

Conidia and hyphae of Dematiaceous Fungi in LPCB Preparation

 

 

Trichoderma growth on SDA

Trichoderma growth on SDA

 

Conidia, phialides and conidiophores of Trichoderma-

Conidia, phialides and conidiophores of Trichoderma

 

Fungus, Trichoderma growth on SDA, Conidia, phialides and conidiophores in LPCB Preparation-

Fungus, Trichoderma growth on SDA, Conidia, phialides and conidiophores in LPCB Preparation

 

Conidia, phialides and conidiophores of Trichoderma species-

 

Conidia, phialides and conidiophores of Trichoderma species

 

Dematiaceous Fungus on SDA and its conidia and hyphae in LPCB preparation-

Dematiaceous Fungi on SDA and its conidia and hyphae in LPCB preparation

Septate hyphae and conidia of fungi-

Septate hyphae and conidia of fungi

Cylindrocarpon growth on SDA-

 

Cylindrocarpon growth on SDA

 

Hyphae, chlamydospores and conidia of Cylindrocarpon in LPCB Preparation-

Hyphae, chlamydospores and conidia of Cylindrocarpon in LPCB Preparation

Cylindrocarpon growth on SDA and its structures in LPCB mount-

Cylindrocarpon growth on SDA and its structures in LPCB mount

Scopulariopsis on SDA and CMA-

Scopulariopsis on SDA and CMA

 

Conidiophores (annelids) and conidia of Scopulariopsis in LPCB Preparation-

Conidiophores (annelids) and conidia of Scopulariopsis in LPCB Preparation

 

Scopulariopsis growth on SDA and CMA and its Conidiophores (annelids) and conidia in LPCB preparation-

Scopulariopsis growth on SDA and CMA and its Conidiophores (annelids) and conidia in LPCB preparation

Sporothrix schenckii growth on SDA at 37°C-

Sporothrix schenckii growth on SDA at 37°C

Yeast cells of Sporothrix schenckii in LPCB preparation of culture incubated at 37° C-

Yeast cells of Sporothrix schenckii in LPCB preparation of culture incubated at 37° C

 

Aspergillus niger growth on SDA-

Aspergillus niger growth on SDA

 

Aspergillus niger growth on CMA-

Aspergillus niger growth on CMA

A structure resembling Candida ciferrii in KOH mount of sputum in a COPD patient –

Structure resembling to Candida ciferrii in KOH mount of sputum in a COPD patient

Structures resembling Malbranchea-

Arthroconidia of Malbranchea

Structures resembling to Malbranchea

Scopulariopsis growth on CMA and SDA agar-

Scopulariopsis growth on CMA and SDA agar

 

Various forms of conidia, globose, pyriform to truncate of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount-

Various forms of conidia, globose, pyriform to truncate of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount

 

Mycelium of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount-

Mycellium of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount

 

Conidia and conidiophores (annellides) of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount-

Conidia and conidiophores (annellides) of Scopulariopsis in LPCB tease mount

Fungal hyphae in KOH Mount of Sputum specimen-

Fungal hyphae in KOH Mount of Sputum specimen

 

Fungal hyphae and conidia in KOH mount of Sputum-

Fungal hyphae and conidia in KOH mount of Sputum

 

Trichoderma with various structures, Conidiophores, phialides, conidia, septate hyphae-

 

Trichoderma with various structures, Conidiophores, phialides, conidia,septate hyphae

 

Fungal hyphae in the urine of diabetic patient-

Fungal hyphae in urine of diabetic patient

 

Curvularia in LPCB showing conidia and hyphae-

Curvularia in LPCB showing conidia and hyphae

 

Curvularia growth on SDA-

Curvularia growth on SDA

 

Fungus encountered during PBS comment

Fungus encountered during PBS comment

 

You may even grow Cryptococcus on Blood agar as well MacConkey medium if there is no SDA in your laboratory-

 

You may even grow Cryptococcus on Blood agar as well MacConkey medium

Fungal Elements-Hyphae, yeast cells and Conidia in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping – 

Fungal Elements-Hyphae, yeast cells and Conidia in KOH Mount of Skin Scrapping

Pseudohypha of Candida, bacteria, pus cell and epithelial cell in Gram-stained smear of sputum-

Pseudohypha of Candida, bacteria, pus cell and epithelial cell in Gram stained smear of sputum

Curvularia colony on SDA

Curvularia colony on SDA

 

Curvuaria reverse pigment expression on SDA-

Curvuaria reverse pigment expression on SDA

 

Melanized fungus, Curvuaria colony on SDA-

Melanized fungus, Curvuaria colony on SDA

Fungal septate hyphae in the v KOH mount of sputum-

Fungal septate hyphae in KOH mount of sputum

KOH mount of sputum under the Microscope showing fungal elements, yeast cells, budding and fungal hyphae-

KOH mount of sputum under the Microscope showing fungal elements yeast cells and fungal hyphae

 

 

Yeast cells in Giemsa stained smear of sputum-

Yeast cells in Giemsa stained smear of sputum

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