Is penicillin made from mushrooms?



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    Penicillin is not made from mushrooms, however it is made from the fungus Penicillium.  It is considered an anamorphic fungi.  Alexander Flemming developed penicillin in 1928.

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    No, but penicillin is made from a fungus strain named penicillium, from the Ascomycetes class of fungi. It is bluish-green in color and grown on decaying fruits and ripening cheese. Penicillin is basically made from the mold we find on our food when it goes bad.  

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