What are mushrooms?
Fungi are organisms, sometimes unicellular and sometimes multicellular. The cells unite one after another forming daughters (filaments).
How does it affect the human being?
Mushrooms They can affect humans in three ways:
- By poisoning (toxic mushrooms).
- Parasitic infections (Candida and Trichophyton).
- Allergic reactions (allergy to mold).
Normally in the human organism there are fungi that coexist in harmony, but What happens when the defenses are down or there are wounds on the skin?
What happens is that fungi cause diseases; superficial and easy to treat in most cases, but in other cases, there are fungi that cause deep lesions and even reach the bloodstream and affect organs such as the lungs (sporotrichosis, histoplasmosis or aspergillosis among others.
Despite the existence of many diseases caused by fungi, the most relevant are:
Fungal infection confirmed by culturing sputum, stool, bone marrow, urine, blood, nails, cerebrospinal fluid, or other tissue or fluid on a laboratory plate that the specialist considers an object of investigation (mycological culture)
The treatment must be prescribed by a specialist, who will also follow up.