Myrothecium

Characteristics: Allergenicity has not been studied. No reports as a human pathogen. Considered toxigenic.

Description: 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. It is not considered an allergen. It is not considered a human pathogen. As a toxigenic agent, it produces trichothecenes (verrucarins and roridins).


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