Scedosporium species colony and microscopic description

“Dark, elliptical conidia each supported by a conidiophore (‘lollipops‘)” is characteristic of Scedosporium apiospermum. The grayish-brown appearance of the ...

Microscopic Morphologic Features of the Mold Forms of Various Dimorphic Fungi

The spiked (echinulate) macroconidia seen in Image below is characteristic of the mold form of Histoplasma capsulatum. The mold form of Coccidioides immitis (Image below) is characterized ...

Terminology Related to Morphologic Features of Molds

Several morphologic terms are used to help identify species of fungi: Ascocarp: A large saclike structure in which sexual spores are produced. Asci: Smaller sacs within an ascocarp ...
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