Cladosporium

[ klăd′ə-spôrē-əm ]

n.

A genus of fungi commonly isolated in soil or plant residues including some species that cause abscesses of the brain or lungs or lesions on the skin.

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Example sentences from the Web for Cladosporium

  • Species of Helminthosporium, Cladosporium, and Macrosporium seem to be as common in tropical as temperate climes.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke