Also called green mould. any fungus of the genus Penicillium that forms a bluish mass on decaying food, leather, etc
any fungal disease of fruit trees characterized by necrosis and a bluish growth on the affected tissue: mostly caused by Penicillium species
Historical Examples

The Stock-Feeder’s Manual Charles Alexander Cameron
Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou
The Californians Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various
The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany Douglas Houghton Campbell
The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. E. Rameur
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 7, 1841 Various


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