Mushroom-workers lung

mushroom-worker's lung

(Science: chest medicine) extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by inhalation of spores of the mold Thermopolyspora polyspora, Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, Micropolyspora faeni or micromonospora vulgaris from contaminated mushrooms under cultivation or mushroom compost.

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