Penicillium notatum is a deuteromycete that produces penicillin. It is available in normal and high-yield strains.
- This non-pathogenic mold produces Penicillin
- Available in normal and high-yield strains
- Offered as a tube, demo plate or freeze-dried culture
This organism is also known as 'blue mold' or 'food mold'. The normal yield culture has greenish white spores, while the high yield culture has green spores on potato dextrose agar medium.
Ordering information: Microbial and fungal cultures are restricted and can only be ordered by educational professionals. All microbial cultures undergo an extensive quality control program prior to releasing for sale, so they are guaranteed for purity as well as for species. This organism is offered as a ready-to-use tube culture, as well as in a freeze-dried culture for longer storage. Freeze-dried organisms come with everything you need to rehydrate and culture the organism when you're ready. Ward’s Science is not affiliated with the American Type Culture Collection and does not provide ATCC numbers for our organisms.
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Caution: While this organism is non-pathogenic, Ward’s recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.
People with a penicillin allergy should take extra care handling this organism.