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Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus fumigatus Aspergillus fumigatus Aspergillus fumigatus
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Health Effects
Major cause of aspergillosis (5, 26). Both invasive and allergic aspergillosis are caused by this organism (26). Aspergillosis affects individuals who are immune compromised.

Growth Media
Grows well at 35 C.

Outdoor Location
Commonly found in compost piles with temperatures higher than 40 C, in mild to warm soils, and on cereals (5).

Spore Size
Conidia dimensions 2-3.5 microns (5).Fungal References

Water Activity
0.82 (5); Optimum >0.97 (22).