Gliocladium

noun

Glio·​cla·​di·​um ˌglī-ō-ˈklā-dē-əm How to pronounce Gliocladium (audio)
: 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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“Gliocladium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gliocladium. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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