Myrothecium toxic mold has not been studied to determine if it is an allergen, toxigenic, or pathogenic.
- Allergen: coughing and sniffles
- Toxigenic: young, sick, and elderly
- Pathogenic: everyone
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It is often found on grasses, plants, soil, and decaying fruiting bodies of russula mushrooms with a gray-green coloration. It is disseminated as a wet spore by insects and water splash or as a dry spore through the wind. As a toxigenic agent, it produces trichothecenes (verrucarins and roridins).
Additional information can be found at EMLab Fungal Library.
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