When a fungus invades the lungs, immune cells can tell it to self-destruct

Mouse study points to why breathing in spores from one mold species doesn’t usually cause health problems

a common fungus, Aspergillus fumigatus

FUNGUS AMONG US  Aspergillus fumigatus (shown) is a common fungus found in soil. New immunology research is helping explain why the organism can make immunocompromised people so sick, while going undetected by healthy people.

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