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Baker's yeast

Sacchromyces cerevisiae

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Antler hyphae

Trichophyton schoenleinii

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Ability to exist in two forms

Dimorphic

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Sexual spore formed within an ascus following meiosis

Ascospore

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Fruiting structure that contains asci

Ascocarp

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Single-cel fungus that reproduces by budding or by fission

Yeast

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Sac-like structure that contain ascospores, characteristic of Ascomycetes

Ascus

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Sexual spore formed produced as an outgrowth of basidium

Basidiospore

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Sexual reproduction requiring the interaction of two different thalli

Heterothallic

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Structure that contains basidiospores

Basidium

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Hyphae produced above the surface of the agar media

Aerial mycelium

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Thick-walled resting or survival structure (aka Chlamydoconidia)

Chlamydospore

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Specialized Hyphal structure that carries the conidia

Conidiophores

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Enclosed ascocarp, composed of layers of hyphae that contain randomly dispersed asci

Cleistothecium

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Conidium derived from the fragmentation of specialized Hyphae

Arthroconidium

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displaying two morphologic types, one environmental (mould) and one in vivo (yeast)

Dimorphic

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Smooth, referring to colonial morphology

Glabrous

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Asexual reproductive structure formed in any manner that does not involve cleavage

Conidium

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Blastomyces, Coccidiodes, Histoplasma, Paracoccidiodes, Sporothrix, and Penicilliumare example of what type of fungi?

Dimorphic

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Exophiala spp, is example of?

Polymorphic fungi

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Rapidly growing organisms found in soil

Zygomycota e.g Mucor, Rhizopus, Absidia

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Causative agent of Tinea versicolor, characterized by discoloration or depigmentation and scaling of the skin

Malasseza furfur

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Hair fragments are floated on a sterile water supplemented with a few drops of 10% yeast extract

Hair perforation test

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Media for yeast ID

Cornmeal agar

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A term used for the absence of reproductive structure

Mycelia sterilia

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Most common primary culture media

Sabouraud Dextrose agar

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Positive result for germ tube test

Germ tube formation

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Two organisms positive in germ tube test

Candida albicans. Candida dubliniensis

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Secondary branches that support the phialides

Metulae

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Horizontal hypha that connects one mycelium to another

Stolon