Mould Identification: A Virtual Self Assessment
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Unknown 16 = Exophiala jeanselmei
|A 26-year-old male renal transplant patient prsented with a nodular lesion on the right leg. A tissue biopsy was taken and histological examination revealed the presence of fungal hyphae and cultures grew the fungus shown below.|
|Direct Microscopy (PAS stained tissue section)|
Brown pigmented (not seen in this PAS preparation), branching septate hyphae are typical of phaeohyphomycosis.
Colonies are initially smooth, greenish-grey to black, mucoid and yeast-like, becoming raised and developing tufts of aerial mycelium with age, often becoming dome-shaped and suede-like in texture. Reverse is olivaceous-black.
Yeast-like cells, torulose hyphae, conidiophores, annellides and conidia of E. jeanselmei.
Annellide and conidia of E. jeanselmei.
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