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Aspergillus versicolor

Health Effects
The toxins produced can cause diarrhea and upset stomach. It is reported to be a kidney and liver carcinogen.

Growth Media
It is commonly found in soil, hay, cotton, and dairy products.

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

Potential Toxin Production
It can produce a mycotoxin sterigmatocystin and cyclopiaxonic acid (5).

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

Water Activity
0.78 (5).