Monthly Archives: March 2013

Toxic Mold refers to Molds such as Stachybotrys chartarum.

The term “toxic mold” refers to molds that produce mycotoxins, such as Stachybotrys chartarum, and not to all molds in general. These toxic properties may also be used to the benefit of humans e.g. penicillin from Penicillium and so on. In low doses … Continue reading

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There are many different kinds of spores

Spores  There are many different kinds of spores. Those that come from mold mycelia asexually are called conidia Ð a round ball containing a genetically identical fragment of the parent fungus. Acospores are different because they are formed when the … Continue reading

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