Hyaline Mycelia (fungal hyphae)


Sterile mycelia which is often colorless or transparent when growing in culture. No fruiting structures are produced by the mycelia. Visual identification of these organism is not possible.


Often associated with allergic symptoms. This is reported as fungal hyphae as part of a spore trap analysis.

Mold Reference Key

Abbreviation Reference
Aw Water Activity (Equilibrium relative humidity/100)
E Paul Ellringer
MAC McGregor Pearce - personal experience
NC Neil Carlson - personal experience
(1-27) Refer to Fungal Reference page

N. Carlson 9/92; Rev. 4/93, 7/93, 9/93, 1/94, 2/94,2/95,4/95, 5/96, 7/96