Growth in culture is often rapid depending on the media. The organism grows well on PDA, MEA and DG-18. It can be difficult to distinguish between Aspergillus niger spores and Memnoniella spp. spores on an Air-o-cell cassette sample.
|Aspergillus niger - Line Drawing - N. Carslon|
|Aspergillus niger spores 4-5 microns rough 400x|