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Penicillium notatum

WARD470176-548 WARD470179-650 856076 856074 WARD470177-278
Penicillium notatum is a deuteromycete that produces penicillin. It is available in normal and high-yield strains.

  • This non-pathogenic mold produces Penicillin
  • Available in normal and high-yield strains
  • Offered as a tube, demo plate or freeze-dried culture
This organism is also known as 'blue mold' or 'food mold'. The normal yield culture has greenish white spores, while the high yield culture has green spores on potato dextrose agar medium.

Ordering information: Microbial and fungal cultures are restricted and can only be ordered by educational professionals. All microbial cultures undergo an extensive quality control program prior to releasing for sale, so they are guaranteed for purity as well as for species. This organism is offered as a ready-to-use tube culture, as well as in a freeze-dried culture for longer storage. Freeze-dried organisms come with everything you need to rehydrate and culture the organism when you're ready. Ward’s Science is not affiliated with the American Type Culture Collection and does not provide ATCC numbers for our organisms.

These products contain living or perishable materials and will ship via overnight or second day delivery. Please specify a delivery date during checkout

Caution: While this organism is non-pathogenic, Ward’s recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.

People with a penicillin allergy should take extra care handling this organism.



Normal Yield Cultures
Item # Description Media Incubation Conditions Storage Conditions Packaging Unit Availability Price Quantity
470179-688 P. notatum (Normal Yield) Freeze dried with media pack
Live Product
Potato Dextrose Agar 25°C Freezer Lyophilized Each Retrieving Restricted

Temperature sensitive This Item is temperature-controlled and may have specific temperature and storage requirements for shipping/delivery.

restricted This product is marked as restricted and can only be purchased by approved Shipping Accounts. To apply for a shipping account number, click here. If you need further assistance, call Customer Service at 800-387-9393 or email


Storage conditions Freezer


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