Gliocladium

noun
Glio·​cla·​di·​um | \ˌglī-ō-ˈklā-dē-əm \

Medical Definition of Gliocladium 

: a genus of molds resembling those of the genus Penicillium but with the conidia of a spore head becoming surrounded by a slimy deposit that binds them into a rounded mass — see gliotoxin, viridin

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