Epicoccum sp.


A common allergen (7).

Growth Media

Found in plants, soil, grains, textiles, and paper products (5). Grows well on sudan grass used for bedding if not properly dried.

Spore Size

Conidia dimensions 15-25 microns (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