Aspergillus sydowi

These are photos of Aspergillus sydowii under the microscope and in culture. This organism is very similar to Aspergillus versicolor. The colony color of Aspergillus sydowii usually has a more bluish tint.

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

This species is only occasionally pathogenic (26).

Growth Locations

It is commonly found in soil, hay, cotton, and dairy products. It is commonly found growing in water damaged carpet (30).

Mold Reference Key

Abbreviation Reference
Aw Water Activity (Equilibrium relative humidity/100)
E Paul Ellringer
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

Aspergillus sydowi
Aspergillus sydowi