Intraoperative aspect of the right hip demonstrating excessive destruction of bone and soft tissue with ubiquitous blackened tissue (a). Femoral end (asterisk) after proximal femur resection with surrounding necrotic musculature (arrows). Culture specimen after 48 hours (40°C) showing grayish, fluffy RM colonies filling out the whole Sabouraud dextrose agar plate (b). RM under 300-400× magnification (c, d). Sporangia filled with sporangiospores (arrows) being partially extruded.