27 Jun 2022

Candida edax

A rapidly growing yeast that reproduce by multipolar budding with the production on pseudomycelium (false hyphae). Colonies are pasty, cream colored, but never brightly pigmented. It has been isolated from insects and from frass ( the mixture or excrement and other components, i.e., soil, sawdust, etc. used by insects to build their homes). There have not been any reports of human infections.