26 Jun 2022

Penicillium herquei

A slow-growing fungus that produces a yellow to yellow-green to light olivaceous green colony with an dark yellow-green reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is an rare fungus isolated worldwide from soil, desert soil, salt-marsh, caves, polluted water, cotton fabrics, and foodstuffs. There have not been any reports of human infections.