Characteristics: Allergen Type I and Type III also considered to be pathogenic and toxigenic.
Description: It is often found in soil, decaying plant debris, compost piles, and stored grain. It is disseminated as a dry spore by the wind.
Allergen: it has been known to cause Type I (hay fever, asthma), and Type III (hypersensitivity pneumonitis: Humidifier lung, Malt worker’s lung, Compost lung, Wood trimmer’s disease, Straw hypersensitivity, Farmer’s lung, Oat grain hypersensitivity,
Pathogen: it has been known to cause respiratory, invasive, cutaneous, ear, and corneal disease including
Toxigenic agent: it produces