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Mycotypha sp.


Mycotypha species comprise a very small proportion of the fungal biota. This genus is most closely related to other one spored mitosporangial zygomycetes such as Choanephora and Cunninghamella. No information is available regarding health effects, or toxicity. Allergenicity has not been studied. Rarely found but may be identified on surfaces by tape lifts, tease mounts from bulk samples, and in air by culturable (Andersen) sampling. (Spores do not have distinctive morphology and would be categorized as "other colorless" on spore trap samples.) Natural habitat is soil.