27 Jun 2022

Aspergillus glaucus

A slow growing fungus that produces a yellow-green to greenish-gray colony with a yellow-brown to red-brown reverse within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is very common worldwide especially in the tropical and subtropical regions. It can be isolated from air, soil, garden compost, silage, course fodder, peat, desert soil, sand dunes, estuarine silt, salt marshes, mangrove swamps, polluted streams, saltwater, frescoes in a monastery, sugar beets, corn, rhizospheres of oats and barley, rice, groundnuts, spices and meat products, bird feathers, and foodstuffs. It is not considered to be an animal or human pathogen.