A genus of Mucedines (Hyphomycetous fungi) forming common molds, such as the blue of cheese. Aspergillus has been found to produce a secondary form of fruit, being that forming the subject of the genus Eurotium. Magnified thread.
Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture of the Operations of the Department for the Year 1876 (Washington: Goverment Printing Office. 1877) 75, plate III