26 Jun 2022

Penicillium decumbens

A slow-growing fungus that produces a dull blue-green colony with an uncolored or slight greenish reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is a common fungus isolated worldwide from soil including desert soils, sand dunes, salt-marsh, mangrove swamps, bird feathers, and fruit juices. There have not been any reports of human infections.