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Bakers yeast and Aspergillosis

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term Aspergillosis, it is “a group of illnesses caused by a certain type of mold. These illnesses usually affect the respiratory Continue reading…

Fungal uses: Food, Pesticide, Decomposers and Drugs

The following is an excerpt from an article titled “Useful Fungi”  found in Biology @Suite101   “From the microscopic yeasts to the largest mushrooms, many fungi have proved to be beneficial Continue reading…

Mold Remediation

The mold industry has many different areas of expertise including but not limited to Consultants, Mold Remediators, Inspectors, Laboratories, Educators, and Trainers.  We thought it might be fun to do a Continue reading…

Possible link between chitin found in fungal spores and asthma

You might remember the term chitin from Biology class when discussing the exoskeletons of insects, crustaceans, and spiders.    Basically, it is a polysaccharide (sugar)  responsible for “storage materials, structural components, or Continue reading…

Learn about the ‘root’ like structures of fungi

Thank you to BillNyeRulz

Lots and lots of hyphae and no spores, why?

Have you ever received a mold report back from the lab that had an abundant number of hyphae/hyphal or mycelial fragments listed, yet the mold spore count was realatively low?  Continue reading…

Mycotoxins and Bleach

When dealing with mold, mold contamination and clean up, inevitably a couple of terms will enter the conversation: mycotoxin and bleach.  Consultants probably deal with this situation just as much Continue reading…

Myrothecium, nematodes look out!

Myrothecium from moldlab.com library   Myrothecium is a type of mold spore that we come across every once in a while in air samples, and have had a few clients Continue reading…

Garlic and Aspergillus niger

Garlic and Aspergillus Niger We all know Garlic has many uses. We like it in our special sauces and on our Garlic bread and it has even been called a Continue reading…

Local mold spore levels

Find out what the local mold and pollen counts are in your area.

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