Found in soils and animal manure (5).
Potential Opportunist or Pathogen
This species is only occasionally pathogenic (26).
Potential Toxin Production
Can produce petulin which may be associated with disease in humans and other animals (5).
Conidia dimensions 3-4.5 x 2.5-4.5 microns (5).
Mold Reference Key
|Aw||Water Activity (Equilibrium relative humidity/100)|
|MAC||McGregor Pearce - personal experience|
|NC||Neil Carlson - personal experience|
|(1-27)||Refer to Fungal Reference page|
N. Carlson 9/92; Rev. 4/93, 7/93, 9/93, 1/94, 2/94,2/95,4/95, 5/96, 7/96