Penicillium chrysogenum
Scale 2 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 1
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Fact: The antibiotic, Penicillin G, is derived from this species of fungus.

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Penicillium chrysogenum is a species of fungus in the family Trichocomaceae. It is common in temperateand subtropical regions and can be found on salted food products,[1] but it is mostly found in indoor environments, especially in damp or water-damaged buildings.[2] It was previously known as Penicillium notatum.[3] It has rarely been reported as a cause […] read more