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Histoplasma capsulatum is a true pathogenic, thermal dimorphic fungus, existing in the form of mycelia at 25˚C and in the form of yeast at 37˚C (body temperature). Histoplasma capsulatum var. capsulatum causes the disease most commonly labeled Histoplasmosis mentioned below. Its teleomorph name is Ajellomyces capsulatus,8, although the teleomorph is seldom seen.