Beauveria sp.

ALLERGENICITY

Allergenic (274,275)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED

Bassianin (276), Oosporein (276), Tennelin (276)

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Reported to cause keratitis(1,2,277,278), deep tissue infection (279)

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Slow to moderate growth rate, cottony to powdery, slightly raised, white, slightly yellow or pink, reverse pale, mass fruiting structures aggregated in dense, clusters along side, wide hyphae, zigzag rachids (1,2) vs: Engyodontium, Tritirachum.

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