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That rare disease, histoplasmosis, can be contracted by inhaling the spores of a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum, which can emanate from chicken droppings and become airborne.
The disease produces a powdery white fungus on the nose, ears and wings.
Alicia Schwartz, a home-care nurse in New York City, described treating people with a fungus on their skin from sleeping in moldy conditions.
Lorca's already stolen a giant monster from another ship and is doing black ops with cosmic fungus.
The furniture makers aren't the first to use a versatile fungus in unconventional ways.
Inside, the ceilings are collapsing in places, the biblical statues in the marbled halls are coated in dust and some rooms are infested with fungus.
The honeydew also becomes a great host for the development of black sooty mold (a fungus).
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