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I’d also like to mention Geotrichum candidum which is a mold that exhibits yeast-like tendencies. This mold is responsible for the “brainy” appearance some cheeses have.

I’d also like to mention Geotrichum candidum which is a mold that exhibits yeast-like tendencies. This mold is responsible for the “brainy” appearance some cheeses have.

Geotrichum candidum, a fungus (mold), is a plant pathogen causing sour rot. The fungus also causes lung disease in humans, called geotrichosis. It is used in the production of many dairy products including many natural rind cheeses.

Geotrichum candidum, a fungus (mold), is a plant pathogen causing sour rot. The fungus also causes lung disease in humans, called geotrichosis. It is used in the production of many dairy products including many natural rind cheeses.

Malassezia furfur = spaghetti and meatballs…causes tinea versicolor and sepsis with TPN

Malassezia furfur = spaghetti and meatballs…causes tinea versicolor and sepsis with TPN

Geotrichum/Trichosporon…Trich is urease+ (just like Trichophytons!)

Geotrichum/Trichosporon…Trich is urease+ (just like Trichophytons!

Trichophytan mentagrophytes has spiral bodies and GRAPE-like clusters. Positive hair test (using blonde hair)

Trichophytan mentagrophytes has spiral bodies and GRAPE-like clusters. Positive hair test (using blonde hair)

Lactococcus lactis /Wisconsin State Microbe/  It´s essential in manufacture of many varieties of cheese and other fermented milk products.

Lactococcus lactis /Wisconsin State Microbe/ It´s essential in manufacture of many varieties of cheese and other fermented milk products.

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis

A post describing recent research on the genomics of Geotrichum candidum

A post describing recent research on the genomics of Geotrichum candidum

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