Trichoderma spp.

It is commonly found in soil, dead trees, pine needles, paper, unglazed ceramics (17). It often will grow on other fungi (17). It produces antibiotics which are toxic to humans (17). It has been reported to be allergenic (717). It readily degrades cellulose (3).

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

trichoderma