26 Jun 2022

Humicola species

A moderately rapid-growing fungus that produces an olivaceous colony with a dark reverse, within ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and is very common. It can be isolated from the soil, dunes, salt marshes, sea water, fresh water, caves, sewage sludge, composts, plants, and bird feathers. There have not been any reports of human infections.