Natural Origin - Occurs as a contaminant and pathogen of soil, plants and cereals.

Indoor Origin - Current known source is in textiles, or cellulose based materials, however others may exist.

Pathoginicity - Infections may develop in patients with intact immune systems. It has recently emerged also as an opportunistic pathogen that infects immunocompromised patients.

Diseases - Etiologic agents of opportunistic infections, most commonly of the cornea and sinuses, it has been known to cause Mycetoma and Phaeohyphomycosis at various sites including nails, subcutaneous tissue, and systemic organs.

Allergen - A cause of allergic sinusitis and is known to be a prevalent source of allergens in the atmosphere, generally causing symptoms associated with respiratory problems.

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