lycoperdonosis


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lycoperdonosis

[‚lī·kō‚pər·də′nō·səs]
(medicine)
A respiratory disease caused by inhalation of spores from the puffball mushroom, Lycoperdon.
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Editorial Note: Lycoperdonosis is a rare respiratory illness caused by inhalation of spores of the mushroom Lycoperdon.
Only three cases of lycoperdonosis have been reported previously (1,3)--two in children and one in an adolescent.
The efficacy of using antifungal agents to treat lycoperdonosis is unknown.