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Pithomyces


Pithomyces             Print PDF

Natural Habitat

  • Leaf litter
  • Soils
  • Tree bark

Suitable Substrates in the Indoor

Environment

  • Paper

Water Activity

  • Requires high moisture level for spore germination

Mode of Dissemination

  • Wind

Allergenic Potential

  • Unknown

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

  • Etiologic agent in immunocompromised patients

Industrial Uses

  • Unknown

Potential Toxins Produced

  • Cyclodepsipeptides
  • Sporidesmin
  • Sporidesmolides