This glossary is provided for general information only. It’s not meant to be a tool for self-diagnosis. For diagnosis consult a physician.
Thermophilic - The process or organism that occurs at temperatures above 45C
Thermotolerant - Able to tolerate, but not thriving in, high temperatures.
Torula - Torula sp. is reportedly allergenic.
Trichoderma - Trichoderma sp. is commonly found in soil, dead trees, pine needles, paper, unglazed ceramics. It readily degrades cellulose and often will grow on other fungi. It produces antibiotics which are toxic to humans. Trichoderma sp. is reportedly allergenic.
Trichophyton - Trichophyton sp. can cause ring worm, athlete’s foot, skin, nail, beard and scalp. Reported to be allergenic. Found on soil and skin.
Trichothecium - Trichothecium sp. is found in decomposing vegetation, soil, corn seeds and in flour. The species Trichothecium roseum can produce a trichothecene toxin which may be associated with disease in humans and other animals. Trichothecium sp. is reportedly allergenic.
Tritirachium - Tritirachium sp. is reportedly allergenic.