A 27-year-old IV drug user presents with difficulty swallowing. Examination of the oropharynx reveals white plaques along the tongue and the oral mucosa. Which of the following best describes the microscopic appearance of the microorganism responsible for this patient’s illness?

  •  Budding yeast and pseudohyphae
  •  Encapsulated yeast
  •  Mold with septate hyphae
  •  Mold with nonseptate hyphae