Epicoccum toxic mold has reported cases of pathogenic characteristics and produces toxigenic antibiotic substances including flavipin, epicorazine A & B, and indole-3-acetonitrile.
- Allergen: coughing and sniffles
- Toxigenic: young, sick, and elderly
- Pathogenic: everyone
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Epicoccum toxic mold is often found in plant debris and soil, typically with an orange reverse pigment. It is disseminated as a dry spore by the wind or released by hygroscopic movement. For indoor growth, this fungus is usually found on many different substrates including, but not limited to, paper, textiles, and insects.
Additional information can be found at EMLab Fungal Library.
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