Candida parapsilosis Morphology on Cornmeal Agar

Candida parapsilosis produces a crop of separated foci of growth that show radiating pseudohyphae and scattered blastoconidia, producing what are known as “spider” or “crossed ...

Yeasts identification on Cornmeal Agar (CMA)

(a) Candida albicans: green, smooth colonies; CMA: large, thick-walled chlamydospore, usually terminal and present singly or in small clusters along with clusters of round blastoconidia. ...

Induce Chlamydospore formation of Candida albicans using Corn Meal Agar

Corn Meal Agar is used for the cultivation of fungi and the demonstration of chlamydospore production Candida albicans is the etiological agent in candidiasis, which can range from ...

Microscopic Morphologic Features of Yeast

The cells shown in Image below are arthroconidia, some showing buds coming off of adjacent corners. This feature is diagnostic for Trichosporon species. The yeast cells of Cryptococcus ...

Morphologic Features of Yeast Colonies

Yeast will grow on bacteriological media (sheep blood agar and chocolate agar). They may appear as small, creamy or white colonies that are somewhat more raised than staphylococcal ...

Candida Albicans Chromogenic Culture Media

For selective isolation of yeasts and direct identification of Candida albicans Candida albicans colonies are coloured blue by the specific hydrolysis of a hexosaminidase chromogenic ...

Fungi Hyphae

hyphae (the plural from hypha) is a long, branching filamentous structure of a fungus and also found in  Actinobacteria. hyphae are collectively together called a mycelium A ...
Fungi Forms

Forms of Fungi

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