Microsporum gypseum

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Microsporum gypseum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Onygenales
Family: Arthrodermataceae
Genus: Microsporum
Species: Microsporum gypseum
(E. Bodin) Guiart & Grigoraki (1928)

Microsporum gypseum is a soil-inhabiting fungus in the genus Microsporum. It occasionally causes dermatophytosis in humans. The fungus is characterized by its spindle shaped macroconidia and clavate microconidia with spiny external walls.