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Been reading up on this. I'd be interested to know if the lady had any existing conditions.

Possibly, she was elderly.
I’ll find out pribabky

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Writing an article about this for the wood chip site...a lot of information out there, and quite worrying when I think of the amount of decaying wood chip i've shovelled over the years.

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I thought it was quite well known not to breath in the steam or dust from wood chip piles, especially if there are fungal spores in there. It is relatively easy to avoid.

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Writing an article about this for the wood chip site...a lot of information out there, and quite worrying when I think of the amount of decaying wood chip i've shovelled over the years.

I know a couple of tree surgeons with an incurable fungal lung disease, presumably from cutting decaying wood frequently.
Strangely my dad also has this, but he was an art teacher🤷🏽‍♂️

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1 minute ago, Marc Lewis said:

I thought it was quite well known not to breath in the steam or dust from wood chip piles, especially if there are fungal spores in there. It is relatively easy to avoid.

Well I knew not to, just didn't quite appreciate the extent of it

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1 hour ago, marne said:

Is that rue? 

Thanks

Basically, young lad and i were shovelling huge volumes of chip, i smoked rollups heavily at that  point, he were coughing his lungs out n i was alright, he said he'd never felt as bad. Nicotine  does kill a lot of bugs, often used by beekeepers in their hive smokers. NOT that i advocate smoking ( I dont now, thankfully 😣)  k

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