DescriptionAPI English: This micrograph reveals both a macroconidium and some microconidia of the fungus Trichophyton rubrum var. rodhaini. Dermatophytic organisms of the genus Trichophyton normally inhabit the soil, humans or animals, and are one of the leading causes of hair, skin and nail infections, or dermatophytosis in humans. Date 1973 Source This media comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library (PHIL), with identification number #4245. Note: Not all PHIL images are public domain; be sure to check copyright status and credit authors and content providers. English | SlovenÅ¡Äina | +/â Author Photo Credit: Content Providers(s): CDC/Dr. Libero Ajello Permission (Reusing this file) PD-USGov-HHS-CDC English: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.