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Aspergillus nigricans

Description

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Genus Aspergillus

A genus of fungi that includes many moulds found in rotting food. A. fumigatus can cause disease in humans (called aspergillosis), while A. flavus can infect peanuts, producing the poison aflatoxin, which can cause cancer.

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Similar Species

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Members of the genus Aspergillus

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Last Revised: 2014-04-20