Eighty-one years later, the substance produced by the penicillium notatum fungus is still in wide use as an antibiotic.
When cold, inoculate with a culture of penicillium brevicaule, and keep at a temperature of 37° C.
By the miracle of penicillium Roqueforti a new cheese was made.
When collected, these leaves were examined, and nothing was observed or noted upon them except this penicillium.
The cells thus formed produce penicillium like the cells of yeast.
penicillium as a nutrient medium offered greater resistance to poisons than did any of the other fungi worked upon.
On the other hand, the spores of penicillium are capable of being transformed into yeast.
penicillium brevicaule uses the element in its development as a food substance.
This most remarkable experiment was successfully made with the seeds of our common mould, penicillium glaucam.
Primitive methods are still used in the making and sometimes the ripening is done by penicillium introduced in moldy bread.
penicillium pen·i·cil·li·um (pěn'ĭ-sĭl'ē-əm)
n. pl. pen·i·cil·li·ums or pen·i·cil·li·a (-sĭl'ē-ə)
Any of various bluish-green fungi of the genus Penicillium that grow as molds on decaying fruits and ripening cheese and are used in the production of penicillin.
A genus of fungi of the class Ascomycetes, some species of which yield several antibiotic substances and biologics.