Dactylaria gallopava, also referred to as Ochroconis gallopava, is a type of thermotolerant, darkly pigmented fungus which causes infection in poultry, as well as humans. Colonies of this mold appear brown to black in color. It grows in soil, decaying vegetation, saw dust, and coal waste piles.
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