Cryptococcosis is a disease common to most animals and is produced by a yeast-like fungus, Cryptococcus neoformans. The organism is round to ovid in shape, reproduces by budding and has a characteristic mucinous capsule.
Roberts, E. D.; Duncan, J. R.; Pearson, P. T.; Hogle, R. M.; and Ramsey, F. K.
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 26
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol26/iss1/7