Natural Origin - Commonly found on deteriorating wood or wood products.

Indoor Origin - Frequently emits a musty odor in the indoor environment. Readily colonizes cellulose-based materials and are commonly found on sheet rock and other indoor substrates.

Pathogenicity - Chaetomium species are sometimes encountered as causative agents of infections in immunocompromised patients. Commonly considered a contaminant.

Diseases - Has been known to cause Phaeohyphomycosis.

Allergen - Unknown at this time.

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