Salt-loving black yeasts

Agar plate with the dominant fungi in the salterns, the black yeast Hortaea werneckii
If you were to sink as a little microbe into the aggressively salty brine, you could see various fungi amongst other salt-loving (halophilic) microorganisms. Black yeasts can be found everywhere - suspended in the brine, floating on its surface, and on the wooden boards around the ponds.

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