from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A large genus of hyphomycetous fungi, having subdecumbent, intricately branched, olivaceous hyphæ, and typically uniseptate conidia.
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From an environmental standpoint alone - there were serious indoor mold problems with stachybotrys, aspergillus, penicillium, chaetomium, trichoderma, fusarium, cladosporium and others found in the toxic home.
He is allergic to cladosporium, a common mould found in gardens, and Vegemite and has eczema - an early sign of allergy.
The air-quality report found moderate to heavy levels of cladosporium and aspergilllus.