Spore Allergen

Coprinus sp.

Origin: This is a common dark brown wild mushroom and grows in wet conditions. Found in abundance during damp wet summers.

Health effects: Due to the high numbers found and the size of the spore it should be treated as an important inhalant allergen.

Last Updated: 20 December 2000

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