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an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter

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17 TRANSCRIPTION REGULATION OF THE MOLD SPECIFIC GENE M46, IN THE PATHOGENIC DIMORPHIC FUNGUS HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM
A dimorphic fungus causing disseminated infection in South Africa.
Disseminated disease with Histoplasma capsulatum, a dimorphic fungus that is most endemic to the midwestern and south-central United States, often presents as malaise, weight loss, painless oral ulcers, levers, and chills.
Blastomycosis is caused by inhalation of conidia of the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis.
Histoplasma capsulatum, a dimorphic fungus that causes human disease, is endemic in North and Central America, particularly in the region of the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys.
Subsequent fungal cultures grew a filamentous dimorphic fungus identified as B.
Sporotrichosis is caused by Sporothrix schenckii, a dimorphic fungus widely found in nature (1).
schenckii is a dimorphic fungus found in soil, hay, decaying vegetation, and moss.
To the Editor: Coccidioidomycosis, an infection caused by the dimorphic fungus Coccidioides immitis, is endemic in the southwestern United States, parts of Mexico, and Central and South America (1).