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Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 56-year-old market gardener presented with an eight week history of multiple subcutaneous nodules around his right the ankle and foot. Septate fungal hyphae were seen on direct microscopy of pus and by histopathology of biopsy material. and the culture shown below was isolated.

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Direct microscopy (PAS staining)

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