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What Is Stachybotrys Mold?

What Is Stachybotrys Mold Stachybotrys is a family of mold that is present inside and outside of the home. Stachybotrys decays organic matter like leaves or dead plants. Just one type of Stachybotrys—Stachybotrys atra—grows indoor. What Does Stachybotrys Mold Look Like? Stachybotrys can be dark brown or black and can have a slimy, or sooty [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:36:35+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Stachybotrys Mold?

What Is Trichoderma Mold?

What Is Trichoderma Mold? Trichoderma is a pervasive form of mold. Like Penicillium, it has some benefits—it is used as a fungicide and plant pathogen in biotechnology and agriculture. However, like all forms of mold, Trichoderma can damage your home and make you sick. Characteristics Of Trichoderma Mold Trichoderma begins its life transparent in color, [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:21:41+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Trichoderma Mold?

What Is Ulocladium Mold?

Ulocladium is a quick-growing strain of mold that requires more water to proliferate than other strains and usually takes hold when a home has sustained significant water damage. It is usually seen in high moisture areas including bathrooms, basements, and kitchens, and on wallpaper, painted walls, and painted surfaces. Outside, it is found in soil [...]

By | 2018-02-13T14:08:32+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Is Ulocladium Mold?

What Is Penicillium Mold?

We've all heard of the antibiotic penicillin, but did you know it comes from penicillium mold, which can be found in nearly every home? While penicillin has health benefits, exposure to the mold from which it’s made does not. Like any other mold, it causes damage to your health as well as your home. What [...]

By | 2018-02-15T13:41:17+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Penicillium Mold?

What is Mucor Mold?

Mucor grows fast which, makes it particularly tough to tackle. Health problems and home damage can spring up quickly— and be irreversible—if Mucor is not dealt with in a timely manner. Characteristics Of Mucor Mold Mucor has a fluffy or cottony texture and is initially white or yellow in color, later becoming gray. It is [...]

By | 2018-02-15T13:40:14+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What is Mucor Mold?

What Is Fusarium Mold?

Fusarium is a common mold that can be found just about everywhere. It is often found on soil and plants, both indoors and out. It can grow on many types of food, and on many surfaces, particularly those that have suffered water damage. Fusarium can grow and spread at lower temperatures. This type of mold [...]

By | 2018-02-22T16:55:29+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Fusarium Mold?

What is Cladosporium Mold?

What is Cladosporium Mold? Have you ever noticed specs of what looks like black pepper growing in your toilet tank? It is most likely Cladosporium, one of the most common types of mold. There are over 500 species of the genus, of which the differences can only be detected under a microscope. Characteristics Of Cladosporium [...]

By | 2018-01-19T16:00:05+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What is Cladosporium Mold?

What Is Acremonium Mold

What Are The Characteristics Of Acremonium Mold? Acremonium mold is a toxigenic mold type that evolves in its appearance. It starts out as a small moist mold that turns into a fine powdery substance. Acremonium mold is often pink, grey, orange or white in color. Acremonium grows more slowly than many other kinds of mold, [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:32:19+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Is Acremonium Mold

What Is Alternaria Mold?

Alternaria is one of the most common types of outdoor mold. There are more than 40 known species of it and it is often responsible for leaf spots and degenerative diseases on trees and bushes. A major plant pathogen, it is most commonly found in the environment in spring and summer. The Characteristics Of Alternaria [...]

By | 2018-01-13T16:29:45+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Is Alternaria Mold?

What Is Chaetomium Mold?

Chaetomium colonies are cottony and white in color initially. Mature colonies become grey to olive in color. From the reverse, the color is tan to red or brown to black. There are over 100,000 types of mold, some of which are more toxic than others. Mold in your home can harm you, your family and [...]

By | 2018-01-03T09:05:02+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Is Chaetomium Mold?
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