26 Jun 2022

Penicillium verrucosum variety melanochlorum

A slow-growing fungus that produces a dark green colony within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is not a widely distributed species of the genus Penicillium being limited to the temperate climates. It has been isolated from soil, desert soil, caves, swamps, plants, fruits and bees. There have not been any reports of human infections.