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Aspergillus nidulans

Aspergillus nidulans
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Health Effects
Associated with aspergillosis of the lungs and/or diseminated aspergillosis (5).

Growth Media
Found in mild to warm soils and on slowly decaying plants.

Potential Opportunist or Pathogen
This species is only occasionally pathogenic (26).

Potential Toxin Production
Can produce the mycotoxin sterigmatocystin. This toxin has been shown to produce liver and kidney damage in lab animals.

Spore Size
Conidia dimensions 2-4 microns (5).

Water Activity
0.78 (5).