MOLD  SPORE  LIBRARY

Statistics for Mold and Mold Spores

Different Types of Mold

100,000

Mold Spore Size

10  MICRONS

Anywhere There is or was Standing Water or Moisture

COMMON  MOLD  LOCATIONS

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 Fingal 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

  • Irritation to the Eyes

  • Fever

  • Sneezing

  • Rashes

  • Nausea/Vomiting

  • Bleeding in the Lungs and Nose

  • Sore Throat

  • 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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