26 Jun 2022

Trichoderma viride

A rapidly-growing fungus that produces a white, yellow-green, green colony within five days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It has worldwide distribution but is common. It is very commonly isolated from soil, sewage sludge, jet fuel, plants, paper, textiles, fresh water, sea water, bird feathers, and bees. There have not been any reports of human infections, however, it can cause allergic disease.