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hypha

[′hī·fə]
(mycology)
One of the filaments composing the mycelium of a fungus.
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chrysogenum shows four different morphological forms i.e., conidia, hyphae, wide swollen hyphal fragments named yeast like forms and metabolically inactive arthrospores during fermentation (Bartoshevic et al., 1990).
The hyphae were marked positive for P insidiosum (Figure 1D).
The vegetative growth initiated by the germination of conidiospores which lead to the formation of tubular hyphae that grow and branch to form mycelium.
The objective of this work was to characterize the morphological and pathogenic variation of Rhizoctonia solani strains obtained from watermelon, as to determine the vegetative compatibility and anastomosis of hyphae.
Fungal air sacculitis was most likely caused by Aspergillus species; the intralesional septate fungal hyphae have acute angle, dichotomous branching with parallel walls of relatively uniform width (3 X 6 pm), and conidiospores that are GMS-positive.
Lamellar trama irregular, with hyphae 2.5-5.5 [mu]m diam., smooth, hyaline (Fig.
Emanating elements present; Rhizomorphs prominent, attached at restricted points, whitish, Emanating hyphae whitish to light brown.
Individuals were considered endophyte-free if we detected no hyphae within 5 min of microscopic inspection.
Fungal hyphae, spores and yeast cells if present were stained Gram positive and appeared violet in color.
Objective: To compare the diagnostic yields of KOH mount and PAS staining of nail clippings for demonstration of hyphae.
Histopathological examination of the biopsy specimen revealed markedly inflamed bronchial mucosa consisting of lymphocytes, plasma cells, eosinophils and rare fungal hyphae, which were consistent with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).
Repeat endoscopy showed multiple ulcerated lesions of the gastric mucosa (Figure 1) with a biopsy that revealed necrotic debris with acute leukocytic exudate and numerous variably sized, 90-degree angulated fungal hyphae favoring mucormycosis (Figure 2).