Isolation and identification of mycotoxigenic fungi in selected foods and feeds

Food Addit Contam. 1995 May-Jun;12(3):509-14. doi: 10.1080/02652039509374337.


Mycotoxigenic fungi were isolated and identified from selected food and feed samples obtained in Metro Manila public markets, a Laguna coconut mill, and FNRI rat breeder's diet using the serial dilution and moisture chamber techniques. The majority of the isolates identified belong to the genera Aspergillus and Mucorales and a few to the Penicillium. Taxonomical identification was based on the morphological characteristics of the fungi as observed under the microscope.

MeSH terms

  • Animal Feed / microbiology*
  • Aspergillus / cytology
  • Aspergillus / isolation & purification*
  • Food Microbiology*
  • Mucorales / cytology
  • Mucorales / isolation & purification*
  • Penicillium / cytology
  • Penicillium / isolation & purification*