Geotrichum

Geotrichum candidum Geotrichum candidum is a widespread species in soil, water and air. It is also common in polluted water and sewage effluents, paper pulp and on textiles. Also widely found as a spoilage organism of bread, meat, fruit, fruit juices and other foodstuffs. In indoor environments, it has been isolated from carpet dust and […]

Geomyces

Geomyces pannorum Geomyces pannorum is a saprophytic fungus widespread in nature. It is frequently isolated from soil and from air samples. In indoor environments, it is found in mattress dust, on damp walls; soil floor in buildings; swimming pool floors and gymnasium floors, paper in archives and libraries. Health Effects Associated With Geomyces pannorum Little […]

Fusarium

Fusarium species exist as plant pathogens or saprophytes on plant debris and in soil. Plant parasitic Fusarium causes wilting of many plants including crops such as tomatoes, bananas, sweet potatoes, pigeon peas, and pears. Some species of Fusarium are commonly isolated from seeds, especially those of cereals. In addition, this common species of fungus can […]

Eurotium

Eurotium amstelodami E. amstelodami is a type of soil borne fungus. Indoors, it has been isolated from floor, carpet and mattress dust; hospital air, cloth and shoes. Health Effects Associated With Eurotium amstelodami E. amstelodami poses inhalation health risks to persons with weak immune system. It also poses health risks related to major barrier breaks […]

Epicoccum

Epicoccum nigrum Epicoccum nigrum is a saprophytic mould with a worldwide distribution. It is common on senescent and dead plant and soil. It has also been isolated from wood pulp, canvas, cotton, and a wide variety of stored foods. Indoors it is found in floor, carpet and mattress dust, hospital air, and exposed acrylic paint. […]

Emericella

Emericella nidulans (also exists as Aspergillus nidulans) Emericella nidulans is a widespread soil fungus. Indoors it is found in carpet and mattress dust and decomposing wood. Health Effects Associated with Emericella nidulans Emericella nidulans has been reported as a causative agent of aspergillosis in humans and animals. Emericella nidulans poses inhalation and deep skin (dermal) […]

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