Botrytis spp.

Health Effects

Possibly associated with allergy symptoms (skin tests) (17).

Allergen

Reported to be allergenic (7).

Growth Indoors

Parasitic on plants and soft fruits (17). Found in soil and vegetables (5).

Spore Size

Conidia dimensions 7-14 x 5-9 micros (5).

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

Botrytis
Botrytis