26 Jun 2022

Torulomyces lagena (Monocillium humicola)

A slow-growing fungus that produces a light brown colony within ten days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It has worldwide distribution but is not very common in soil. It can be isolated from conifer swamps, forest soil, soil, peat, forest litter, and sand dunes. There have not been any reports of human infections.