Penicillium is a genus of ascomycetous fungi of major importance in the natural
environment as well as food and drug production. Some members of the genus ...
May 26, 2012 ... Penicillium chrysogenum is the most common Penicillium species in indoor
environment. It is widespread and has a wide range of habitats.
Penicillium Mold Information: Information on the growth patterns, allergy and
health-related effects, and toxicity of Penicillium.
The name Penicillium comes from the resemblance of the conidiophore of the
fungus to a paintbrush-- penicillus is the Latin word for paintbrush. Penicillium is
Species of Penicillium are recognized by their dense brush-like spore-bearing
structures called penicilli (sing.: penicillus). The conidiophores are simple or ...
Mar 14, 2016 ... Penicillium are comparable to Aspergillus. The genus Penicillium falls into the
order Eurotiales. In this order, organisms produce asci within ...
Penicillium is a very large and ubiquitous genus which currently contains 354
accepted species (Visagie et al. 2014). Many species are common contaminants
The most common genera of mold fungi identified in air samples are Penicillium,
Cladosporium, and Aspergillus. Others that are frequently reported include ...
Some species of Penicillium can present a danger, as they produce toxins known
as mycotoxins. These are especially dangerous for those with allergies or ...
Sep 22, 2014 ... Penicillium is a diverse genus occurring worldwide and its species play important
roles as decomposers of organic materials and cause ...