P. variotii can cause paecilomycosis. Linked to wood-trimmers disease and humidifier associated illnesses (17). Some members of this genus are reported to cause pneumonia.
They are reported to allergenic (7).
Commonly found in soil and dust, less frequently in air (17).
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