- A genus of rapidly growing, saprobic fungi that are common laboratory contaminants.
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The spores of some species of Helminthosporium are large and multiseptate, calling to mind the spores of the Melanconiei.
Species of Helminthosporium, Cladosporium, and Macrosporium seem to be as common in tropical as temperate climes.