You are viewing a javascript disabled version of the site. Please enable JavaScript for this site to function properly.
Go to headerGo to navigationGo to searchGo to contentsGo to footer

Searching for just a few words should be enough to get started. If you need to make more complex queries, use the tips below to guide you.

Boolean operators
This OR that
This AND that
This NOT that
Must include "This" and "That"
This That
Must not include "That"
This -That
"This" is optional
This +That
Exact phrase "This That"
"This That"
(this AND that) OR (that AND other)

Wildcard searches using asterisks can be used: "pseu* cand*" will identify "pseudomembranous candidosis".

Go to chapter navigation
Figure c32/f001
Figure 32.1
Asexual reproduction in fungi. (a) Zygomycota : the most characteristic form of asexual reproduction is the production of sporangia and sporangiospor...
Figure c32/f005
Figure 32.5
Black piedra. Hairs mounted in 30% KOH, bright field. The dark nodules are formed of dematiaceous hyphae cemented together to form a hard mass. (Cour...
Figure c32/f009
Figure 32.9
Microsporum canis . (a) Colony; the reverse of the colony is shown on the right. (b) Microscopy, bright field. The macroconidia are characteristic, th...
Figure c32/f013
Figure 32.13
Trichophyton interdigitale . (a) Typical colony form; the reverse of the colony is shown on the right. (b) More unusual colony forms. The upper colony...
Figure c32/f017
Figure 32.17
Trichophyton tonsurans . (a) Colony; the reverse of the colony is shown on the right. (b) Microscopy, bright field. The microconidia are large and var...
Figure c32/f021
Figure 32.21
Tinea circinata: characteristic ringworm lesions.
Figure c32/f025
Figure 32.25
Kerion in a patient with Trichophyton tonsurans infection of the scalp.
Figure c32/f029
Figure 32.29
Trichophyton interdigitale infection: bullous lesion on the sole.
Figure c32/f033
Figure 32.33
Infection by Neoscytalidium species . Skin scales are mounted in 30% KOH, bright field. The hyaline hyphae superficially resemble those of dermatophy...
Figure c32/f037
Figure 32.37
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis . Nail clipping mounted in KOH, bright field. The characteristic conidia are relatively thick‐walled, oval or lemon‐shaped ...
Figure c32/f041
Figure 32.41
Candida albicans colonies showing a white to cream colour on glucose—peptone agar. (Courtesy of the Department of Medical Mycology, St John's Instit...
Figure c32/f045
Figure 32.45
Chronic oral candidosis.
Figure c32/f049
Figure 32.49
Mycetoma caused by Madurella grisea .
Figure c32/f053
Figure 32.53
Chromoblastomycosis: tissue section. The natural brown pigment of the fungal muriform cells is clearly visible. The cells divide by fission and may fo...
Figure c32/f057
Figure 32.57
Histoplasmosis capsulatum var. capsulatum . (a) Tissue section. The tiny yeasts, stained black with GMS, are largely intracellular. (b) Oil immersio...
Figure c32/f061
Figure 32.61
Paracoccidioidomycosis. The yeasts, stained black with GMS, are characterized by the numerous peripheral buds produced. (Courtesy of the Department o...
Figure c32/f002
Figure 32.2
Pityriasis versicolor showing typical fine scaling.
Figure c32/f006
Figure 32.6
White piedra. Hair mounted in KOH, bright field. The gelatinous nodules formed by various Trichosporon species surround the hair. (Courtesy of the ...
Figure c32/f010
Figure 32.10
Microsporum canis glabrous form colony. (Courtesy of the Department of Medical Mycology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, King's College London, ...
Figure c32/f014
Figure 32.14
Trichophyton rubrum . (a) Downy colony; the reverse of the colony is shown on the right. (b) Downy form microscopy, bright field. Clavate to elongate ...
Figure c32/f018
Figure 32.18
Trichophyton verrucosum . (a) Colony. (b) Microscopy at 26°C, bright field. Through the back of the culture dish, the small colonies are characterized...
Figure c32/f022
Figure 32.22
Nodular folliculitis caused by Trichophyton rubrum .
Figure c32/f026
Figure 32.26
Tinea faciei caused by Trichophyton rubrum .
Figure c32/f030
Figure 32.30
Onychomycosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum .
Figure c32/f034
Figure 32.34
Neoscytalidium dimidiatum . (a) Colony forms. The fast‐growing form (right) fills a 90 mm Petri dish in a few days and develops profuse aerial myceliu...
Figure c32/f038
Figure 32.38
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis . (a) Colony. On media free of cycloheximide, the colonies are initially waxy and deeply folded, but the production of coni...
Figure c32/f042
Figure 32.42
Specific identification of Candida albicans can be made by the observation of filaments with thick‐walled terminal vesicles when cultured on a deple...
Figure c32/f046
Figure 32.46
Candida onychomycosis in a patient with chronic mucocutaneous candidosis.
Figure c32/f050
Figure 32.50
Erosive X‐ray changes in a mycetoma.
Figure c32/f054
Figure 32.54
Early lesion of chromoblastomycosis.
Figure c32/f058
Figure 32.58
Cutaneous blastomycosis. (Courtesy of Dr M. James, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK.)
Figure c32/f062
Figure 32.62
Infection by Talaromyces (previously Penicillium ) marneffei . (a) Tissue section. The tiny organisms are largely intracellular and look very simi...
Figure c32/f003
Figure 32.3
Pityriasis versicolor. Skin scales mounted in potassium hydroxide (KOH) and Calcofluor white UV illumination. The hyphae diagnostic of the condition h...
Figure c32/f007
Figure 32.7
Dermatophytosis. (a) Skin scales mounted in 30% KOH, Nomarski illumination. The hyphae are very even in diameter and regularly septate. (b) Skin scale...
Figure c32/f011
Figure 32.11
Microsporum gypseum . (a) Colony. (b) Microscopy, bright field. The macroconidia are abundant and characteristic, with a symmetrical cigar shape and t...
Figure c32/f015
Figure 32.15
Trichophyton schoenleinii . (a) Colony. (b) Microscopy, bright field. Typical antler hyphae may be observed by examining through the back of the cultu...
Figure c32/f019
Figure 32.19
Trichophyton violaceum colony. (Courtesy of the Department of Medical Mycology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, King's College London, London, U...
Figure c32/f023
Figure 32.23
Tinea imbricata affecting the upper arm.
Figure c32/f027
Figure 32.27
Dry‐type Trichophyton rubrum infection.
Figure c32/f031
Figure 32.31
Tinea corporis in a patient on systemic corticosteroids.
Figure c32/f035
Figure 32.35
Neoscytalidium hyalinum colony. (Courtesy of the Department of Medical Mycology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, King's College London, London, ...
Figure c32/f039
Figure 32.39
Superficial white onychomycosis caused by non‐dermatophyte moulds. Nail clipping mounted in KOH and calcofluor white, UV illumination. Bizarre, frondi...
Figure c32/f043
Figure 32.43
A second method for the specific identification of Candida albicans is the observation of germ tubes in serum after incubation at 37°C for 2–4 h. (...
Figure c32/f047
Figure 32.47
Sporotrichosis: tissue section stained with haematoxylin and eosin (H&E). Organisms are usually very scanty but asteroid bodies, representing a foreig...
Figure c32/f051
Figure 32.51
Eumycetoma affecting the foot.
Figure c32/f055
Figure 32.55
Plaque‐type chromoblastomycosis.
Figure c32/f059
Figure 32.59
North American blastomycosis: tissue section. The large yeasts, stained pink with PAS, are characterized by the broad base of the buds. (Courtesy of ...
Figure c32/f063
Figure 32.63
Cryptococcosis: tissue section. The mucicarmine stains the capsule specifically. The radiate spiny appearance is caused by shrinkage during processing...
Figure c32/f004
Figure 32.4
Tinea nigra. Skin scales mounted in 30% potassium hydroxide, bright field. The natural brown colour of the septate hyphae is apparent. (Courtesy of t...
Figure c32/f008
Figure 32.8
Microsporum audouinii . (a) Colony; the reverse of the colony is shown on the right. (b) Microscopy, bright field. In many isolates chlamydoconidia, r...
Figure c32/f012
Figure 32.12
Trichophyton mentagrophytes . (a) Colony. (b) Microscopy, bright field. Round microconidia are arranged in clusters; spiral hyphae and thin‐walled, sm...
Figure c32/f016
Figure 32.16
Trichophyton rubrum of African origin (formerly called T. soudanense ). (a) Colony forms. A typical apricot yellow and a red isolate are illustrated...
Figure c32/f020
Figure 32.20
Epidermophyton floccosum . (a) Colony. (b) Microscopy, bright field. The clavate macroconidia are characteristic. Microconidia are absent but chlamydo...
Figure c32/f024
Figure 32.24
Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum canis .
Figure c32/f028
Figure 32.28
Tinea pedis spreading to the dorsum of the foot.
Figure c32/f032
Figure 32.32
Onychomycosis caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum : early onycholysis.
Figure c32/f036
Figure 32.36
Onychomycosis caused by Scopulariopsis brevicaulis .
Figure c32/f040
Figure 32.40
Candidosis. Skin scales mounted in 30% KOH, Nomarski illumination, oil. Budding yeasts and slender filaments are observed. (Courtesy of the Departmen...
Figure c32/f044
Figure 32.44
Candida infection of the groins
Figure c32/f048
Figure 32.48
Lymphangitic sporotrichosis.
Figure c32/f052
Figure 32.52
Mycetoma: tissue section. Distinct hyphal filaments, stained pink with periodic acid–Schiff (PAS), are clearly visible in a pale‐grained eumycetoma. ...
Figure c32/f056
Figure 32.56
Subcutaneous Basidiobolus infection tissue section. Wide, aseptate hyphae stained black with Grocott methenamine silver (GMS) are characteristic of in...
Figure c32/f060
Figure 32.60
Coccidioidomycosis tissue section. Spherules of various sizes are stained black with GMS. In the top left‐hand part of the slide, freshly released end...