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Microcystin-LR has been found in strains in the water column of 27 out of 37 oligotrophic lakes sampled in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont. It has been reported to negatively impact human health as swimming can irritiate skin and create a rash, "Gloeo".
Carey, C. C.; Ewing, H. A.; Cottingham, K. L.; Weathers, K. C.; Thomas, R. Q.; Haney, J. F. (2012). Occurrence and toxicity of the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulataAquatic Ecology. 46(4): 395-409.

Carey, C. C., Haney, J. F. & Cottingham, K. L. (2007). First report of microcystin-LR in the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata. Environmental Toxicology. 22(3): 337-339.
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