White-Nose Syndrome Fungus (Geomyces destructans) in Bat, France
Figure 1. A) Myotis myotis bat found in a cave on March 12, 2009, in France, showing white fungal growth on its nose (arrow). B) Fungus colony on malt extract medium after incubation for 3 weeks at 10°C. Scale bar = 1 cm. C) Clusters of unstained spores of Geomyces destructans. Spores in the inset were stained with lactophenol cotton blue, which shows the truncate spore base (arrows) and surface granulation. Scale bars = 10 µm.