Penicillium echinulatum

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Penicillium echinulatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Penicillium
Species: P. echinulatum
Binomial name
Penicillium echinulatum
Raper & Thom ex Fassat., Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 5-6 (1974 [publ. 1976]) page 326[1]

Penicillium echinulatum var. discolor Frisvad
Penicillium echinulatum var. echinulatum


Penicillium cyclopium var. echinulatum Raper & Thom
Penicillium palitans var. echinoconidium S. Abe (1956)

Penicillium echinulatum is a mold species in the genus Penicillium. It is a source of cellulase.[2]

5-Hydroxymaltol and mycophenolic acid are substances that can be found in P. echinulatum.[3]


  1. ^ "Penicillium echinulatum". 
  2. ^ Martins, Leonardo F.; Kolling, Daniel; Camassola, Marli; Dillon, Aldo J.; Ramos, Luiz P. (March 2008). "Comparison of Penicillium echinulatum and Trichoderma reesei cellulases in relation to their activity against various cellulosic substrates". Bioresource Technology. 99 (5): 1417–24. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2007.01.060. 
  3. ^ Anderson, H.A.; Bracewell, J.M.; Fraser, A.R.; Jones, D.; Robertson, G.W.; Russell, J.D. (December 1988). "5-Hydroxymaltol and mycophenolic acid, secondary metabolites from Penicillium echinulatum". Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 91 (4): 649–651. doi:10.1016/S0007-1536(88)80040-8.