Conidia appeared brown, muriform
, ovoid or obclavate, with or without beak, also have elongated, beak-like apical cells, geniculate, often produced in chains and sometimes solitary, may have longitudinal as well as transverse septa, some have smooth and some have roughen walls.
 He described the "sclerotic body," which was later named as "Medlar body."  It is also termed as "copper penny body" or "muriform
cells." In India, such cases are being reported from the sub-Himalayan belt and the coastal areas due to hot and humid climate.
Chromoblastomycosis, also known as 'Fonseca's disease' 'Pedroso's disease' or 'Verrucous dermatitis', was first reported in Brazil in 1914 by a German physician, Max Rudolph.1 After one year in 1915, Lane and Medlar, described the sclerotic cells which were then called as Medlar bodies/sclerotic bodies/copper-penny bodies or muriform
brassicae isolates and reported their hyphal width (3.0-5.9 [micro]m), muriform
or ovate conidia (86.40-240.5 X 15.5-30 [micro]m), transverse septa (5-16), longitudinal septa (0-8) and beak length (10-130 [micro]m).
No specific organism or asteroid bodies were seen in any of the cases of sporotrichosis; characteristic muriform
or sclerotic bodies (Fig.
Solani bears smooth dark olive or olive-brown muriform
solitary conidia with a long filiform beak ended with a small pore (Ellis 1976).
Shoemaker and Babcock assigned Clathrospora to Diademaceae based on ascomata opening with an intraepidermal discoid lid and muriform
applanate ascospores with more than one row of longitudinal septa.
The fungi had a septate hypha bearing muriform
with 2-8 transverse septate conidia (Fig.
The lesions were biopsied and an H&E stain showed suppurative non caseating granulomas (Figure 2) with brown thick walled spores lying singly or in clusters [sclerotic muriform
bodies] within multinucleated giant cells (Figure 3).
Infection proceeds with muriform
cells in tissue provoking a granulomatous immune response.
Conidia are muriform
oblong to pyriform, brown, smooth and they are produced in long chains..........