38-year-old North Carolina man in good health until 2 months prior to admission, has developed a low-grade fever, myalgias, and a nonproductive cough. He was given oral erythromycin. After 2 weeks of therapy his condition has not improved. Chest x-ray demonstrated "right middle lobe airspace disease" in therapy with oral ampicillin was begun. Over the next month his condition worsened. He noted daily fevers, chills, night sweats, and a 15 pound weight loss. A PPD skin test was negative with positive controls, and oral antibacterial agent was given. Patient symptoms continued and he was admitted to the hospital. Patient has unremarkable travel history and no animal exposure, non-smoker and has no HIV risk factors. He worked for power company cutting tree limbs and tops. On physical examination he was febrile to 38.3 C. The skin examination was notable for tender, raised erythematous papule (1 by 1 cm) on the bridge of the nose. A chest x-ray subsequent CT scan were notable for densely consolidated right middle lobe, a 3.5cm subcarinal mass, and a small right hilar mass. Bronchoscopy was performed. KOH Examination an acid fast, modified acid fast, and Gram stain and gave negative results. Examination of the skin Legion uses silver stain demonstrated a large, round budding yeast with a broad base connecting to the mother cell to the daughter cell. What organism is causing his illness?