Stachybotrys

noun

Stach·​y·​bot·​rys ˌstak-i-ˈbä-trəs How to pronounce Stachybotrys (audio)
: a genus of imperfect fungi (order Hypocreales) characterized by short usually hyaline conidiophores with whorls of thick hyaline or brown sterigmata each bearing a spore or chain of spores see black mold

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“Stachybotrys.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Stachybotrys. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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