26 Jun 2022

Penicillium spinulosum

A slow-growing fungus that produces a yellow-green to dark green colony with a yellow to orange-brown reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It has worldwide distribution and has been isolated from soil, sewage, polluted streams, fresh water, seawater, plants, flour-based foodstuffs, rabbit dung, fruit, and leather. There have not been any reports of human infections.