In brief

High densities of spores of mushrooms from meadows and forest (Basidiomycetes) could be found in September and October, some of them could induce respiratory allergies.

Cladosporium

Latest measure: 
Thursday, 21 October, 2021
20202021Mean 2011 - 2020threshold valueMayJunJulAugSepOctNov0200040006000800010000120001400016000180002000022000240002600028000fungal spores / m³

Basidiospores

Latest measure: 
Thursday, 21 October, 2021
20202021Mean 2011 - 2020AugSepOctNov010002000300040005000600070008000fungal spores / m³

Good to know

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