genus penicillium definition

  • noun:
    • genus of fungi commonly developing as green or blue molds on rotting meals; found in making mozzarella cheese and also as a source of penicillin
    • genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on rotting food; used in making mozzarella cheese so that as a source of penicillin
    • genus of fungi frequently developing as green or blue molds on rotting meals; used in making cheese and also as a source of penicillin

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