Acremonium spp.

Health Effects

It was the primary fungus identified in at least two houses where the occupant complained of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Can produce mycetomas, infections of the cornea and nails (6).


Asexual state of Emericellopsis sp., Chaetomuim sp., and Nectripsis sp. (3).


Reported to be allergenic (7).

Potential Toxin Production

Can produce a trichothecene toxin which is toxic if ingested.