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Table 1 Distribution of the colony colors on CA and BiGGY agar within each yeast species

From: Performance of CHROMAGAR candida and BIGGY agar for identification of yeast species

Species No Number of strains
   CHROMagar Candida BIGGY agar
   Light green Dark green Blue-purple Pink Dark pink Off white-cream Light brown Dark brown Yellowish-mustard Cream Gray
C. albicans 169 168 0 0 0 0 1 147 22 0 0 0
C. tropicalis 33 0 0 32a 0 1 0 13 20 0 0 0
C. glabrata 24 0 0 0 20b 0 4 14c 2c 0 0 8c
C. parapsilosis 18 0 0 0 2 1 15 8 0 0 5 5
C. krusei 12 0 0 0 12d 0 0 0 12d,e 0 0 0
Trichosporon spp. 5 0 5a,d 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0
C. kefyr 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
C. lusitaniae 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
C. guilliermondii 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
G. candidum 1 0 0 0 1d 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
S. cerevisiae 1 0 0 0 0 1a 0 1 0 0 0 0
  1. a: Halo which diffused into surrounding agar b: Pale edges c: Weak growth d: Rough, fuzzy colonies e: With surrounding yellow zone