• Proposed
  • 2Under Assessment
  • 3Preliminary Assessed
  • 4Assessed
  • 5Published

Penicillium chrysogenum Thom

Go to another Suggested Species...

Scientific name
Penicillium chrysogenum
Author
Thom
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Ascomycota
Class
Eurotiomycetes
Order
Eurotiales
Family
Trichocomaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
LAYANNE FERRO
Comments etc.
LAYANNE FERRO

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

I suggest including it in the list of least concern (LC).


Geographic range

According to GBIF the species has 1500 occurrences, distributed worldwide.


Population and Trends

There are 1500 occurrences in the world, with the highest number of records in Australia.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Penicillium chrysogenum is a commonly occurring mould in indoor environments and foods, and has gained much attention for its use in the production of the antibiotic penicillin


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade

Penicillium chrysogenum is a commonly occurring mould in indoor environments and foods, and has gained much attention for its use in the production of the antibiotic penicillin.


Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted