Gridleys stain

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Gridleys stain

(Science: technique) For fungi, a method for fixed tissue sections based on Bauer's chromic acid leucofuchsin stain with the addition of Gomori's aldehyde fuchsin stain and metanil yellow as counterstains; against a yellow background, hyphae, conidia, yeast capsules, elastin, and mucin appear in different shades of blue to purple.