Penicillium

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From Latin penicillum ‎(painter's brush), referring to the chains of conidia that resemble a broom.

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Penicillium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trichocomaceae—many economically important soil fungi and molds, widespread in cool and temperate climates.

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