Geotrichum candidum

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a genus of yeastlike fungi. G. can´didum is found in dairy products and feces.
Geotrichum can´didum a species found in the feces and dairy products.
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Ge·o·tri·chum can·di·dum

(jē'ō-trī'kŭm kan'dī-dŭm)
A fungal species occasionally associated with wound infections. Colonies of Geotrichum may first appear as white, creamy, and yeastlike; white, powdery mold is also produced. Barrel-shaped arthroconidia that do not alternate are produced.
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The 18S rRNA sequences revealed that the sequences were 99% homologous to those of Geotrichum candidum (Genbank accession number: KJ543497) and Candida pseudolambica (Genbank accession number: KJ543498), respectively.