Arthrinium sp.

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

3-nitropropionic acid (59-63), antibiotic: Terpestacin (64,65)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Cutaneous infections, onychomycosis (1,2), mycosis (66).

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Fast growing, white, floccose, often producing a red diffusion pigment in agar, dark spots in the aerial mycelium (1,2).

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