Green mold hyphae and fruiting structure (Aspergillus ustus)
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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
*(Magnifications are based on a 35mm slide image of 24mm in the narrow dimension.)