cornmeal agar

corn·meal a·gar

a culture medium that is low in nutrients, used extensively in the study of yeastlike and filamentous fungi; it suppresses vegetative growth while stimulating sporulation of many species and is widely used for producing the distinctive chlamydospores of Candida albicans.
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Cleistothecia were observed after 2 weeks of incubation on potato dextrose agar and cornmeal agar (Figure 1, C).
6] Germ-tube testing and morphology on cornmeal agar were also performed to enable the accurate identification of Candida spp.