1. Definition pending.
2. Toxic secondary metabolites produced by some fungi. They are capable of causing disease and death in both humans and other animals. The term mycotoxin is usually reserved for the toxic chemical products produced by fungi that colonize crops.
Examples of mycotoxins causing human and animal illness include:
One mold species may produce many different mycotoxins, and several species may produce the same mycotoxin.
Created: 2019-07-27 14:32:56 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2019-07-27 14:40:02 CST (-0600)