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Penicillium species

• Stain: Lactophenol Aniline Blue

• Magnification: x400

Structure: Hyaline septate hyphae. Simple and branched conidiophore. Brush-like grouped phialides. Unicellular round to ovoid conidia. Compare with Paecilomyces.


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