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Penicillium spp. under bright field microscopy (10 x 100 magnification) with lactophenol cotton blue stain. Photo credit: Dr. Sahay. CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Species of the genus Penicillium are well known for a number of roles in production of secondary metabolites, food production, enzyme production and food spoilage. This Penicillium species was sequenced as a contaminant from the Aspergillus whole-genus sequencing project - a project dedicated to performing whole-genome sequencing of all members of the Aspergillus genus.