candida is actually what?
Candida are small, oval, thin-walled yeast-like fungi that reproduce by budding or fission. The genes Candida is comprised of over 200 species and constitutes an extremely diverse yeast species whose common bond is the absence of a sexual cycle. Only a few species cause disease in humans. Candida albicans is the second most frequent agent of human fungal infections worldwide, causing high-mortality rates.