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Figure 1: (a) Candida albicans: green, smooth colonies; CMA: large, thick-walled chlamydospore, usually terminal and present singly or in small clusters along with clusters of round blastoconidia. (b) Candida tropicalis: blue colonies (sometimes pink); CMA: oval blastoconidia singly or in very small groups all along graceful, long pesudohyphae. (c) Candida krusei: large, spreading pink colonies with matt surface; CMA: pseudohyphae with blastoconidia forming cross-matchstick appearance. (d) Candida parapsilosis: off-white to pale pink large colonies; CMA: short, pencil-like pseudohyphae with blastoconidia arranged singly along pseudohyphae. (e) Candida rugosa: white, pasty colonies with a blue hue; CMA: yeast cells with bunch-like, short pseudohyphae bearing blastoconidia. (f) Candida glabrata: pink, small glossy colonies; CMA: yeast cells only. (g) Candida hemulonii: pale pink colonies; CMA: round to oval yeast cells only. (h) Trichosporon asahii: tiny, rough, dry-looking dirty blue colonies with a powdery surface; CMA: hyphae, pseudohyphae and arthroconidia. (i) Candida utilis: pink, glossy colonies; CMA: ovoid yeast cells. (j) Candida sphaerica: pink, matt colonies; CMA: large, ovoid yeast cells. (k) Candida pelliculosa: dark pink matt colonies; CMA: small, oval yeast cells

Figure 1: (a) <i>Candida albicans</i>: green, smooth colonies; CMA: large, thick-walled chlamydospore, usually terminal and present singly or in small clusters along with clusters of round blastoconidia. (b) <i>Candida tropicalis</i>: blue colonies (sometimes pink); CMA: oval blastoconidia singly or in very small groups all along graceful, long pesudohyphae. (c) <i>Candida krusei</i>: large, spreading pink colonies with matt surface; CMA: pseudohyphae with blastoconidia forming cross-matchstick appearance. (d) <i>Candida parapsilosis</i>: off-white to pale pink large colonies; CMA: short, pencil-like pseudohyphae with blastoconidia arranged singly along pseudohyphae. (e) <i>Candida rugosa</i>: white, pasty colonies with a blue hue; CMA: yeast cells with bunch-like, short pseudohyphae bearing blastoconidia. (f) <i>Candida glabrata</i>: pink, small glossy colonies; CMA: yeast cells only. (g) <i>Candida hemulonii</i>: pale pink colonies; CMA: round to oval yeast cells only. (h) <i>Trichosporon asahii</i>: tiny, rough, dry-looking dirty blue colonies with a powdery surface; CMA: hyphae, pseudohyphae and arthroconidia. (i) <i>Candida utilis</i>: pink, glossy colonies; CMA: ovoid yeast cells. (j) <i>Candida sphaerica</i>: pink, matt colonies; CMA: large, ovoid yeast cells. (k) <i>Candida pelliculosa</i>: dark pink matt colonies; CMA: small, oval yeast cells