fungus http://wfpl.org en Lawsuit Alleges Damages From "Whiskey Fungus" http://wfpl.org/post/lawsuit-alleges-damages-whiskey-fungus <p>A lawsuit filed today in federal court alleges a black substance coating the homes of residents in some areas of Louisville is caused by whiskey distilling.</p><p>Attorney Bill McMurray says for years, residents have seen a black substance growing on metal surfaces, and it&rsquo;s nearly impossible to remove.</p><p>&ldquo;And it&rsquo;s only recently been understood within the last couple of years what the actual cause for that blackening is, and it&rsquo;s this particular fungus,&rdquo; he said.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 22:00:21 +0000 Erica Peterson 478 at http://wfpl.org Lawsuit Alleges Damages From "Whiskey Fungus"