Zoopagomycota, Entomophthoromycotina, Entomophthorales, Basidiobolaceae. Genus: BASIDIOBOLUS
Basidiobolus haptosporus Drechsler
member of B. ranarum complex
Colonies (SGA, 3 d, 30°C) growing rapidly, flat, membra nous, smooth, waxy, later becoming pow dery and developed radiate folds.
Hyphae hyaline, broad, with few scattered septa and rather thick walls. Chlamydospores spherical, dark, thick-walled; zygospores present.
RG-1, BSL-2. Dworzack et al. (1978) reported an infection of the palatum in a hyperglycemic male. Additional cases have been listed under B. ranarum.
Basidiobolus haptosporus Drechsler – Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 74: 411, 1947.