Gomori Methenamine Silver Stain

Caption at 100x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Immature sporangium ()

Note:

  • Another name for sporangium is the spherule .
  • Other names spores are sporangiospora or endospores.
  • In Rhinosporidium seeberi and Coccidioides immitis the mature sporangium of Rhinosporidium seeberi are larger and have a globular eosinophilic body while the Coccidioides immitis spherule is smaller and has no eosinophilic globular body.

Caption at 100x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Immature sporangium ()

Caption at 100x magnification :

  1. Sporangium collapse ()
  2. Immature sporangium ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()

Caption at 450x magnification :

  1. Sporangium collapse (→)
  2. Immature sporangium (→)

Caption at 1000x magnification

  1. Spores ()
  2. Eosinophilic globular body (in spore) ().

Caption at 1000x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Eosinophilic globular body (in spore) ()

Caption at 1000x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Eosinophilic globular body (in spore) ()

Caption at 1000x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Eosinophilic globular body (in spore) ()

Caption at 1000x magnification :

  1. Mature sporangium ()
  2. Spores ()
  3. Eosinophilic globular body (in spore) ()