Myrothecium verrucaria Myrothecium verrucaria is common throughout the world. It has frequently been found on materials such as paper, textiles, canvas and cotton. It is an extremely potent cellulose decomposer. It has been formulated into a pesticide for control of nematodes and weeds. Health Effects Associated With Myrothecium verrucaria Little is known about the medical […]
Mucor is a mold found in soil, plants, manure, decaying fruits, vegetables and as a common contaminant of stored and processed foods in the kitchen. There are about 50 species described worldwide and many plague water-damaged or moist building materials and can trigger allergies on exposed people. Mucor species that can grow at high temperatures […]
Stachybotrys echinata (= Memnoniella echinata) Memnoniella echinata is a widespread strongly cellulolytic fungus. It has been isolated from cotton, canvas, hardboard and woollen fabrics. Memnoniella echinata is morphologically very similar to Stachybotrys but it produces spores in chains. Following molecular characterization of this species, it was renamed Stachybotrys echinata. This fungus is commonly found on […]
Gliomastix murorum Gliomastix murorum is a type of mold frequently found in soil and has been isolated from bottled fruit, textiles, cosmetics, paper, paint, asbestos, and wood. Health Effects Associated With Gliomastix murorum Little is known about the medical significance of Gliomastix murorum.
Gliocladium Gliocladium species are saprobes, and commonly strongly cellulolytic. They have a world-wide distribution and are commonly isolated from a wide range of plant debris and soil. Also commonly isolated from mouldy fabrics. Health Effects Associated With Gliocladium Little is known about the medical significance of Gliocladium. However, some species are considered allergenic. For more […]