Caption: Yeast fungus (Trichosporon cutaneum) with septate hyphae and pseudohyphae. Trichosporon spp. is a yeast isolated from soil, water, vegetables, mammals, and birds. It is also a part of the normal flora of mouth, skin and nails and is the causative agent of white piedra, superficial infections and invasive trichosporonosis in humans. Trichosporon cutaneum has been often synonymous and classified as Trichosporon beigelii.
Magnification*: x500
Type: SEM
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Keywords: 23256C,05.01.03,bud scar,budding,fungi,fungi and slime molds,fungus,fungus disease,fungus infection,fungus pathogen,human pathogen,hypha,hyphae,pseudohyphae,septate hypha,superficial infection,Trichosporon ,trichosporonosis,white piedra,yeast,SEM,Trichosporon cutaneum