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Stachybotrys

Pronunciation: Stak-e-bot'ris

Definition: A genus of mitosporic fungi containing over 40 described species, only a few of which are reported in the literature. Some species are potent mycotoxin producers and may cause mycotoxicosis in animals and humans.

See Also: stachybotryotoxicosis

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