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Epicoccum sp.

Mitosporic fungus. Hyphomycetes.

Distribution

Ubiquitous;
cosmopolitan.
Two species.

Where Found

Plant debris, soil. Secondary invader of damaged plant tissue.

Mode of Dissemination

Dry spore.
Wind.
Spores also released by hygroscopic movement.

Allergen

Common.
Type I allergies (hay fever, asthma).

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen

No cases of infection have been reported in humans or animals.

Potential Toxin Production

Antibiotic substances produced: flavipin, epicorazine A & B, indole-3-acetonitrile.

Growth Indoors

Yes, on many different substrates including paper, textiles, and insects.
Aw=0.86-0.90 (minimum).

Industrial Uses

None known.

Other Comments

None.

Used with permission from EMLab P&K

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