Colonies grow rapidly in BDA medium, at temperatures of 29 ° C, filling the entire Petri dish after five days, 9 cm. White color on the reverse, with reverse with light gray tones. Sporangiophores with a width of 4.5–11 μm. Sporangia measuring 20–75 × 18–69 μm, globose to subglobose, multisporous, with a vitreous aspect, of course, some light gray. Columelas 15–35 (–45,6) × 13–30 (–33,52) μm, many pyriform, some conical and rare ellipsoidal. Clear collar. Ellipsoidal sporangiospores measuring 3.57–11 × 2.98–9.79 μm. Zigosporangium and free chlamydospores not found.
Note: chlamydospores observed along the sporangiophores.
Mucor species can be found in the soil, in the excrement of animals, plants, decomposing fruits and vegetables, in addition to being common contaminants in laboratories.
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