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Cover MIC July 2017

Microbial Cell – July 2017

The image features a plate culture of Exserohilum rostratum, a fungus, which causes Phaeohyphomycosis. Phaeohyphomycosis is a group of fungal infections characterized by superficial and deep tissue involvement caused by dematiaceous, dark-walled fungi that form pigmented hyphae, or fine branching tubes, and yeast-like cells in the infected tissues (image by Dr. George R. Healy, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA and obtained via the CDC Public Health Image Library , ID#318); image modified by MIC. The cover is published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license.