Laboratory tests for diagnosis of H. werneckii (Tinea Nigra)
Micro - Septate thick wall hyphae, yeast like conidia, chlamydospores (hyaline later turning to olive colored), *Annellides presesnt
Macro - SLOW GROWER, mature in 21 days, pale in color, moist, shiny, and yeast like. They become velvety, olive black and are covered with a thin layer of mycelium.
Reverse is Black
*DO NOT grow at 37C