27 Jun 2022

Arthroderma species

A rapidly growing fungus that produces a white, cream, buff, or yellowish colony with either a pink to vinaceous or a yellow to brown reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and is frequently isolated. It is isolated from soil, animal hair, reptile scales, bat guano, and bird feathers. Rarely a human or animal pathogen causing dermatophytoses (ringworm).