penicillia


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penicillia

(pĕn′ĭ-sĭl′ē-ə)
n.
A plural of penicillium.
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The mould turned out to belong to a group known as the penicillia and was able to produce a substance that even at very low concentrations had the power to destroy many disease-causing bacteria.
The Penicillia were among 1,300 different microscopic fungi found growing in a collection of wood-decay specimens.
Fusaria and toxigenic molds other than aspergilli and penicillia. In: Doyle MP, Beuchat LR, Montville TJ, eds.
The most common cheese mold--the green or blue-green penicillia and white "dairy mold"--are not toxin producers.
Taxonomy and nomenclature of Penicillia in relation to their sclerotioid ascocarpic states," Persoonia-Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 4: 391-405.