27 Jun 2022

Arthrobotrys species

A rapidly growing fungus that produces a white, yellow, pale pink or salmon colony within ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and is frequently isolated from soil, plants, rabbit dung and other nematode infested materials. It is capable of trapping nematodes by means of adhesive loops of hyphae or a hyphal network. There have not been any reports of human infections.