genus Penicillium


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Noun1.genus Penicillium - genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying foodgenus Penicillium - genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food; used in making cheese and as a source of penicillin
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae - family of imperfect fungi having white or brightly colored hyphae and spores that are produced directly on the mycelium and not aggregated in fruiting bodies
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And the fungus causing the disease penicilliosis in people with compromised immune systems doesn't really belong in the genus Penicillium at all.
Genus Penicillium bears tremendous economic significance in human affairs.
The genus Penicillium, Aspergillus and Fusarium were most frequently isolated from sacred grove.