26 Jun 2022

Diplococcium spicatum

A moderately rapid-growing fungus that produces a dark brown colony within seven to ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and can be isolated from dead and rotting wood and from the bark of living trees (Birch, Beech, Oak, Pine, and Mountain Ash). There have not been any reports of human infections.