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MOLD SPORE LIBRARY

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Complete Library for Mold Spores

Statistics for Mold and Mold Spores

Number of Different Types of Mold

Size of a Mold Spore

Microns

Common mold locations: Anywhere there is or was standing water or moisture.

Common Mold Spores and Their Side Effects

Mold Name

Possible Side Effects

Spore Colony Specs

Alternaria

Sinus Congestion
Asthma (can be severe)
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hyper Sensitivity
Skin Infections
Sinus Infections
Pathogenic Health Effects
Grows Very Quickly
Grey, Brown, Green, Black
Fuzzy Texture

Ascospores

Sinus Congestion
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Many Types

Aspergillus

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Possible Ear Infections
Possible Skin Lesions
Possible Ulcers
Pathogenic Health Effects
Appearance Based on Genre
Different Types of Ascospores

Aureobasidium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Upper Respiratory Infections
Grows Very Quickly
White, Pink, Yellow, Black

Basidiospores

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Hay Fever
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Toxicosis (poisoning)
Upper Respiratory Infections

Many Types

Beltrania

Variety of Health Effects

Brown, Black

Bipolaris

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Upper Respiratory Infections
Grows Very Quickly
White, Green or Black
Many Types of Bipolaris

Botrytis

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Grows Very Quickly
White, Grey, Brown or Black

Chaetomium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Linked to cancer
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Serious Neurological Effects
Brain Lesions
Alzheimers Disease
Pathogenic Health Effects
Grows Very Quickly
White, Grey, Brown or Black

Cladosporium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Hay Fever
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Skin Infections
Toe Nail Infections
Sinus Infections
Upper Respiratory Infections
Speed of Growth Varies
White, Grey, Brown or Black

Curvularia

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Asthma
Grows Very Quickly
White, Grey, Brown or Black

Epicoccum

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Grows Very Quickly
Yellow, Orange, Red, Brown or Black

Fusarium

Torula

Pathogenic Health Effects
Toe Nail Infections
Respiratory Infections
Skin Infections
Yellow, Orange, Red, Brown, Black, Pale, Voiles
or Blue

Memnoniella

Respiratory Infections
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Sneezing
Erosion of Immune System
Throat Irritation
Grows at Moderate Speeds

Myxomycetes

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Asthma
Hay Fever
Do Not Grow Fungal Media

Nigrospora

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Eye/Skin Infections (rare)
Grows Very Quickly
White or Black

Penicillium/

Aspergillus

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pneumonitis
Pathogenic Health Effects
Grows Rapidly
Many Colors of Growth
Velvety and powdery Texture

Pithomyces

Unknown Effects

Grows Very Quickly
Wooly Texture
Grey, Brown, Dark Brown

Rust

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever

Do Not Grow Fungal Media

Scopulariopsis

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Alveolitis
Grows at Moderate Speed
Velvety and Powdery Texture
White, Grey, Cinnamon, or Black

Stachybotrys

Wide Range of Effects
Fatigue
Headaches
Irritaion to the Eyes
Fever
Sneezing
Rashes
Nausea
Vomiting
Bleeding in the Lungs and Nose
Sore Throat
Linked to 2 infantile deaths
Grows at Moderate Speed
Powdery Texture
White, Pink, Orange, Black or Pale

Stemphylium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pathogenic Health Effects
Slow Growth

Torula

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pathogenic Health Effects
Grows at Moderate Speed
Grey, White or Brown

Ulocladium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Grows Very Quickly
Wooly/Cottony
Olive, Brown or Black

Zygomycetes

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pneumonitis
Pathogenic Health Effects

Different Genres

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