26 Jun 2022

Phialophora richardsiae

A slow growing fungus that produces a gray-brown to olivaceous-brown colony with a brown to black reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It has worldwide distribution and has been isolated from soil, wood pulp, bogs and conifer swamps, sewage, plastics, and plants. It has been found to the cause of subcutaneous granulomas in man.