26 Jun 2022

Penicillium verrucosum variety verrucosum

A slow-growing fungus that produces a bright yellow-green colony with a yellowish or brownish reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It has worldwide distribution and has been isolated from soil, desert soils, sand dunes, sewage, plants, flour-based foodstuffs, fodder, bird feathers, gerbils, mold-fermented sausages, fruits, and fruit juices. There have not been any reports of human infections.