Allergic contact dermatitis caused by mushrooms

  title={Allergic contact dermatitis caused by mushrooms},
  author={Johann Nikolaus Bruhn and Milton D. Soderberg},
The first author is allergic to skin contact with mushrooms of Suillus americanus, S. granulatus, S. grevillei, S. luteus, or S. neoalbidipes. Symptoms develop between one and two days after contact and last for approximately a week, disappearing completely without treatment. Symptoms consist of reddening, swelling, and itching, at the sites of contact with pileus cuticle mucilage of all five species. Pore layer tissues (tested for S. americanus and S. luteus) also produced strong reactions, as… 
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