Rhodotorula

noun
Rho·do·tor·u·la | \ ˌrōd-ə-ˈtȯr-yə-lə \

Medical Definition of Rhodotorula 

: a genus of yeasts (family Cryptococcaceae) including one (R. rubra synonym R. mucilaginosa) sometimes present in the blood or involved in endocarditis probably as a secondary infection

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