Characteristics: Considered a type I allergen. Not considered a human pathogen. Not considered a toxigenic agent.
Description: It is often found in decaying logs, stumps, and dead leaves particularly in forested regions. It is disseminated as a dry spore by the wind. As an allergen, it has been known to cause type I allergen symptoms including hay fever and asthma. It is not considered a human pathogen. It is not considered a toxigenic agent.