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Acremonium sp.


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Health Effects
It was the primary fungus identified in at least two houses where the occupant complained of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Can produce mycetomas, infections of the cornea and nails (6).

Characteristics
Asexual state of Emericellopsis sp., Chaetomuim sp., and Nectripsis sp. (3).

Allergen
Reported to be allergenic (7).

Potential Toxin Production
Can produce a trichothecene toxin which is toxic if ingested.