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Fusarium

Fusarium is most often found in plants and soils this mold produces trichothecene toxins that may be associated with diseases in humans. Fusarium sp. is a common soil fungus that is frequently found in humidifiers. A variety of the species can produce potent trichothecene toxins that target circulatory, alimentary, skin and nervous systems. Symptoms can manifest through ingestion or inhalation of spores. It is also a reported allergen frequently involved in eye, skin and nail infections. Genera can produce hemorrhagic syndrome in humans: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dermatitis and extensive internal bleeding.