Sporotrichosis, A Skin Disease Caused by the Fungus Sporotrichum schenckii
Dr. James Green, a horticulture extension specialist affiliated with Oregon State University, discusses the skin disease Sporotrichosis. The disease is caused by the fungus Sporotrichum schenckii and is usually transmitted in sphagnum moss but can also be found in nursery soils, flowers, shrubs, and lumber.
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Nov.-Dec. 1987 Vol.11, Issue 3 Page 8
Jim Green Horticulture Extension Specialist Nursery and Greenhouse Crops Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331