27 Jun 2022

Brachysporium obovatum

A moderately rapidly-growing fungus that produces a dark brown colony, within ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and is commonly isolated from rotten wood and bark of various trees and shrubs including beech, blackthorn, elder, oak, poplar and sycamore. There have not been any reports of human infections.