24223B

24223B
Caption: Green mold hyphae and fruiting structure (Aspergillus ustus). Aspergillus ustus is a soil fungus has only recently been implicated in human infections. This species can cause: fungal endocarditis; cutaneous skin infections in immunosuppressed patients and an invasive cases of otitis media. Toxic metabolites of this species include: austdiol, austin, austocystin A, sterigmatocystin
Magnification*: x600
Type: SEM
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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