LICHENS

August 11, 2020 Microbiology 0

Lichen is defined as a symbiotic association of slow-growing microorganisms that is composed mainly of a fungus and cyanobacteria or green algae. They are a […]

MYCOTOXINS

June 27, 2020 Microbiology 0

Mycotoxins are exotoxins produced by fungi. The area of microbiology that studies fungi and the toxins they produce (i.e., mycotoxins) is known as mycotoxicology. The […]

FUNGAL INFECTIONS (MYCOSES)

June 27, 2020 Microbiology 0

MYCOSES Mycoses are infections caused by pathogenic fungi. And they include superficial mycoses, cutaneous mycoses, subcutaneous mycoses, systemic or deep-seated mycosis and opportunistic mycoses. The […]