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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY

Image Number 62 - Lung, aspergillosis

Arrow one indicates a conidiophore which is the stalk which supports a conidia as seen at arrow 2. The conidia are the spores of the ascomycete. The conidiophore and the conidia are part of the asexual stage of the life cycle of the ascomycete. Arrow 3 highlights a hypha. No septae are visible in this example. Arrow 4 shows a mycelium which is in a mat of hyphae.

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