Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus fumigatus is an ubiquitous, saprophytic fungi of the genus Aspergillus. It causes the disease known as Aspergillosis.

A. fumigatus is commonly found in soil, decaying organic matter, agricultural waste grains, ensilage, bedding (dusty hay or straw, wood shavings), and moldy feed. Generally, the Aspergilli readily grow in moist environments and sporulate at temperatures of 23° to 26°C.