ⓘ Byssochlamys

                                     

ⓘ Byssochlamys

Byssochlamys is a genus of fungi in the Trichocomaceae family. First described by Swedish botanist Richard Westling in 1909, the widespread genus contains four species associated with food spoilage, especially acidic heat-processed foods.

Species of the genus Byssochlamys can produce the mycotoxins patulin and byssochlamic acid and mycophenolic acid.