Unknown 34

Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 34-year-old female presented with an ulcerating lesion on the face. She had a six month travel history which included visits to the USA, Mexico and Argentina. Skin scrapings showed the presence of fungal elements and the culture grew the fungus shown below.

Unknown 34 direct microscopy (KOH stain)

Direct microscopy (KOH stain)

Unknown 34 culture


Unknown 34 microscopy


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