Debaryomyces hansenii Group C
A rapidly growing yeast that reproduce by multilateral budding. Colonies are soft, becoming wrinkled with age and may be grayish white to yellowish. This isolate of Debaryomyces hansenii has been identified as belonging to Group C using the Biolog classification system. It has worldwide distribution and can be isolated from air, soil, foodstuffs, and plants. They rarely cause acute, subacute, or chronic yeast infections in susceptible individuals.