Candida sp. - Grocott’s methenamine silver (GMS) stain.
Fungus-Infected tissue - Grocott’s methenamine silver (GMS) stain.
Rhizopus sp.
Fungal stain on the infected tissue.
Fungal isolate cultured on agar plate.


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The Wide Characters of Fungi

  Fungi form a large eukaryotic kingdom consisting of more than 100,000 species, including filamentous molds, unicellular yeasts and mushrooms. They are spread through diverse habitats as free-living, parasitic or mutualistic organisms. Generally, fungi play vital roles in biosphere.