In this study, the fungus Geotrichum candidum was isolated and identified from its different sources. It was isolated from sputum samples of patients who were referred from consultant clinics to the mycology iaboratory in AL –Razi General Hospital in Mosul City. It was also isolated from infected tomato fruits which were available in local markets in Mosul city for human consumption. The fungus was also isolated from tomato paste and from air of some clinical and colleges laboratories.
The study showed that Sabouraud’s Glucose Agar (SGA) medium at pH 5.6 and 28˚C was the best one for the fungus growth.