Aspergillus is a genus of mold fungi. They like to grow cotton, but also on hemp, jute and kapok, upholstered furniture and foam mattresses.
They are found in fruits, vegetables, flour, nuts, jam, bread, hay and silage, but also to animal (bird attitude!) , Wood, paper and carpets.
In the bathroom, and in all the damp corners of the house (eg basement), and in a moist potting soil particularly over heating feel very comfortable.
Some Aspergillus species are metabolic products, for the people are very toxic (mycotoxins such as aflatoxin), and can therefore food poisoning cause.
In immunocompromised people Aspergillus can also trigger allergic reactions or even organs like the lungs, stomach, intestine and the nervous system affected. The disease caused by Aspergillus pictures under the name Aspergillosen. Aspergillus is due to the shape of the reproductive organs also Mold, because those at the head of a watering can remember when casting.
The topic will be divided into different subgroups. The key to this is the group of Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus glaucus.
For the genus Aspergillus includes the following types: Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus ochraceus, Aspergillus parasiticus, Aspergillus penicillioides, Aspergillus restrictus, Aspergillus sydowii, Aspergillus tamarii, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus ustus, Aspergillus versicolor, Aspergillus wentii, Aspergillus aliaceus, Aspergillus melleus, Aspergillus ostianus, Aspergillus petrakii, Aspergillus sclerotiorum, Aspergillus sulfurens.