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Petri dish culture showing colonies of the yeastlike fungus Torulopsis glabrata. A food spoilage organism, this species obtains its nutritional requirements from the breakdown of dead or decaying material, either plant or animal. Ii is also known to be pathogenic in rats and mice.
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