Stachybotrys sp.


ALLERGENICITY

Can be allergenic(1440,1441,1457)

MYCOTOXINS PRODUCED                            

3-Acetyl-deoxynivalenol (238), Atranones A-G (1021,1443,1444), Cyclosporins (1445), Diacetoxyscirpenol (238), Deoxynivalenol or Vomitoxin (238,1449,1450), Epoxytrichothecene (1446), Isosatratoxins F, G & H (1447-1449), Phenylspirodrimanes (1447), Roridins A, E (1449-1452,1456), Satratoxins F, G & H (238,1444,1449-1452,1456), Stachylysin (1453,1454,1458), Trichoverrols A, B (1451,1452), Verrucarins A,J (1449-1452,1455,1456), Verrucarol (T-2-tetraol) (238,1446,1456).

PATHOGENICITY IN HUMANS 

Mycotoxin-caused pulmonary hemorrhage/hemosiderosis in infants(1459,1460), dermatitis, cough, rhinitis, itching or burning sensation in mouth, throat, nasal passages and eyes(1461). 

IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS on POTATO DEXTROSE AGAR (PDA)

Colony black with white periphery, conidia mostly roughened.

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