Natural Origin - Found in a wide variety of plants, soil, air, seeds, paper, and insects. It is a secondary invader of plant materials and a common causative agent of leaf spot and various plants. Epicoccum is known to be very resistant to changes in the amount of water available, as they have been seen to resume growth after several extended periods of drying.

Indoor Origin - Found in textiles and building materials.

Pathoginicity - There are no documented cases of infections in humans or animals. These isolates are considered all contaminants.

Diseases - There are no known diseases associated with this spore at this time.

Allergen - Known to be a prevalent source of allergen in the atmosphere, generally causing symptoms associated with respiratory problems.

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