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A 22-year-old female asked:

is it possible to be allergic only to portobello mushrooms? i only have symptoms with portobellos. i have had truffles and no reaction.

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: Yes. Just like some mushrooms may be edible and others might kill you, or some may be hallucinogens and others not, you can definitely have an allergic reaction to one type of mushroom but not to another type.

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