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Shown here is a plate culture of Hortaea werneckii, also known as Cladosporium werneckii, at four weeks growth.
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Colonies of the fungus Hortaea werneckii are slow growing, initially mucoid, yeast-like and shiny black at maturity. This fungus is the causative agent of “Tinea nigra”, a superficial skin infection affecting the stratum corneum in humans.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date:1964
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CDC Organization
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