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The taxonomy ofPenicillium species from fermented cheeses

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The taxonomy of thePenicillium camemberti andP. roqueforti series is re-investigated.P. caseicolum Bainier is regarded as a synonym ofP. camemberti Thom on the basis of morphological characters.P. casei Staub is considered to be identical withP. verrucosum Dierckx var.cyclopium (Westling) Samson, Stolk et Hadlok. Descriptions and illustrations ofP. camemberti andP. roqueforti Thom are given. The occurrence and mycotoxin production of both species are shortly discussed.

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Samson, R.A., Eckardt, C. & Orth, R. The taxonomy ofPenicillium species from fermented cheeses. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 43, 341–350 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02313761

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