26 Jun 2022

Mucor circinelloides

A rapidly-growing fungus that produces a white to yellow colony, later becoming dark gray within four days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and can be isolated from air, soil, salt marshes, children=s sandpits, dunes, sandy soil, river water, garden compost, and decaying plant materials. There have not been any reports of human infections.