Candida amnionitis. A. Tiny white opaque areas stand out in the translucent cord substance. B. Microscopic section of these areas shows polymorphonuclear leukocytes and inflammatory debris concentrated under the surface. Fungi are difficult to find with hematoxylin and eosin staining. Inset shows numerous yeasts and hyphae revealed by methenamine-silver stain (hematoxylin and eosin, ×75; inset, Gomori's methenamine-silver, ×400). C. Newborn with candidal skin rash.