26 Jun 2022

Penicillium griseofulvum

A slow-growing fungus that produces a light grayish-green colony with an yellow to orange-brown reverse, within seven days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It may produce a fragrant odor. It is an infrequent fungus isolated worldwide from soil, sewage, caves, plants, rabbit dung, gerbils, and bird feathers. There have not been any reports of human infections.