A fungus with large spores which would be expected to be deposited in the upper respiratory tract.
Potential Toxin Production
This fungus can produce the mycotoxin — sterigmatocystin which has been shown to produce liver and kidney damage when ingested by laboratory animals.
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