maple bark disease


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maple bark disease

 
a granulomatous interstitial pneumonitis due to inhalation of the spores from Cryptostroma corticale, a mold found beneath the bark of maple logs.

ma·ple bark dis·ease

hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by spores of Cryptostroma corticale growing under the bark of stacked maple logs.

maple bark disease

An ALLERGIC ALVEOLITIS caused by inhalation of the saprophytic fungus Coniosporium corticale from the bark of maple trees.