26 Jun 2022

Sporidiobolus johnsonii B

A yeast that reproduces by budding. Colonies are slimy with an extensive hyphal fringe and produce a pale yellow to slightly salmon pigment. This isolate has been identified as belonging to Group B using the Biolog classification system. It has worldwide distribution and has been isolated from plants and soil. There have not been any reports of human infections, however, it can cause allergic disease.