Mucor sp

Mucor sp

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Mucor sp

Mucor sp Growth Characteristics

This organism and other Zygomycetes will grow rapidly on most fungal media.

Where is Mucor sp found?

Often found in soil, dead plant material, horse dung, fruits and fruit juice.

It is also found in leather, meat, dairy products, animal hair and jute.

Is Mucor sp Allergenic?

A Zygomycetes fungus which may be allergenic ( skin and bronchial tests).

Mucor sp Health Effects

May cause mucorosis in immune compromised individuals. The sites of infection are the lung, nasal sinus, brain, eye and skin. Infection may have multiple sites.

Is Mucor sp a "black mold"


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