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Aspergillus niger

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Health Effects
Less common cause of aspergillosis. Reported to cause skin and pulmonary infections (26), common cause of fungal realted ear infections-otomycosis (5, 26).

Growth Indoors
Commonly found on textiles, in soils, grains, fruits, and vegetables (5).

Spore Size
Conidia dimensions 3.5-5 microns (5) or 4-5 microns (26).

Water Activity
0.77 (5); Optimum >0.97 (22)