Periconia

Characteristics: Allergenicity has not been studied. Rarely considered pathogenic. Not considered toxigenic.

Description: It is often found in soil, blackened and dead herbaceous stems and leaf spots, grasses, rushes, and sedges. It is disseminated as a dry spore by the wind. This fungus is rarely found growing indoors. As an allergen, it has not been studied. As a rare pathogen it has been known to cause a case of mycotic keratitis. It is not considered a toxigenic agent.


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