27 Jun 2022

Aspergillus restrictus

A slow-growing fungus that produces a dark olive green colony within twenty one days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and can be isolated from soil, desert soil, organic detritus, seeds, ground white and black pepper, pecans, dried meats, nests of free-living birds, and foodstuffs. Rarely it is an opportunistic human pathogen.