26 Jun 2022

Penicillium oxalicum

A rapidly-growing fungus that produces a dull green colony with an uncolored or pink reverse, in less than ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is very common and is found worldwide, especially in warmer climates.. It has been isolated from soil, dunes, sewage, desert soil, salt marshes, mangrove swamps, polluted waters, and bird feathers. There have not been any reports of human infections.