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Aspergillus glaucus

Seasonal Notes
Common outdoor fungus in the winter.

Characteristics
The ascomycetous state is Eurotium sp.

Allergen
It is reported to be allergenic.

Growth Media
This fungus can grow on leather and at low moisture levels on grains, sugary food products, meat, and wool (5).

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen
Only occasionally pathogenic (26).

Spore Size
Conidia dimensions 5-6.5 microns (5).