Rhizomucor sp.

ALLERGENICITY

Allregenic (1283)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Rare cases of human zygomycosis (1,2,1284), cutaneous lesions (1,1285), rhinofacial mycosis(1,2,1286,1287), pulmonary(2,1288,1289), disseminated infection (2,1289,1290) in immunocompromised patients.

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

White-gray initially, later turning dark brown. Branched sporangiophores and rudimentary rhizoids are few in number. (2) vs. Rhizopus

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