27 Jun 2022

Chrysosporium species

A moderately rapidly-growing fungus that produces a white to olive to brown colony, within ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and has been isolated from soil, animal dung, bird feathers, plants, paper and paper pulp, bees, and leather. Rarely, it can be a pathogen causing pulmonary disease in humans and animals.