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Mold Spore library

Complete Library for mold spores

Statistics for Mold and Mold Spores

Number of Different Types of Mold

Size of a Mold Spore

Common Mold Spores and Their Side Effects

Mold Name

Possible side Effect

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

Irritation 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