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Purpureocillium lilacinum

Purpureocillium lilacinum

Catalogue number

NCPF 7308

Species Name

Purpureocillium lilacinum



Also Known As

Penicillium lilacinum, Spicaria violacea

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Site of Origin


Country of Origin

United Kingdom

Geographical Region


Strain History

Dr M Moore, St Thomas' Hosp., London (1997)

Year of Receipt


Originally Deposited As

Paecilomyces lilacinus


(Thom) Samson

Hazard Group (ACDP)


Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Fungi)

If use of this fungi results in a scientific publication, it should be cited in the publication as: Purpureocillium lilacinum (NCPF 7308).

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