Fungus in the lung is caused by breathing the fungus into the lungs, according to HowStuffWorks. There are three main types of fungus that may affect the lung: histoplasmosis fungus, aspergillosis fungus and coccidiomyco... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The prognosis for fungus in the lungs, or pulmonary aspergilloma, is positive in many cases. The condition rarely requires treatment, but if it leads to severe and potentially fatal bleeding, surgery may be necessary. Su... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some symptoms of the lung fungus that causes histoplasmosis are fever, head and muscle aches, chills, unproductive cough and chest discomfort, according to the Mayo Clinic. The symptoms of blastomycosis are similar, and ... More »

Flooded or fluid-filled lungs, or pulmonary edema, occurs when air sacs in the lungs fill with fluid, according to the Mayo Clinic. Causes of pulmonary edema include a weakened left ventricle in the heart, trauma, drowni... More »

Lung fungus, also known as aspergillosis, is an infection or allergic response caused by the fungus Aspergillus, according to MedlinePlus. Several forms of aspergillosis exist, including pulmonary aspergillosis and asper... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The symptoms of mold in the lungs depend on the type of fungus that is inhaled but may include chest pain, coughing and night sweats, explains HowStuffWorks. Though many mold infections heal on their own, some can spread... More »

"Popcorn lung" is a colloquial way to refer to bronchiolitis obliterans, an incurable condition that scars the lungs, causes cough and inhibits breathing, says MedicineNet. Bronchiolitis obliterans gained the nickname af... More » Health Conditions & Diseases