Torula sp

Torula sp

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Torula sp

Torula sp Species Information

Ubiquitous, Cosmopolitan.

Torula sp Growth Characteristics

Grows well on general cellulose surfaces but spores may take special nutrients to develop or may be completely absent.

Where is Torula sp found?

Often found growing in soil, dead herbaceous stems, wood, grasses, sugar beet root, groundnuts and oats. Grows indoors on cellulose containing materials such as jute, old sacking, wicker, straw baskets, wood, and paper.

Is Torula sp Allergenic?

Yes, this mold is a potential allergen. Some people may experience hay fever or asthma.

Toxins Produced by Torula sp

Not well studied enough to know if it produces toxins.

Torula sp Health Effects

Rare cases reported of phaeohyphomycotic sinusitis reported with this mold.

Torula sp Uses

Its industrial uses are unknown.

How to test for / identify the presence of Torula sp

It can be identified via air and direct sampling methods.

Is Torula sp a "black mold"


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