Mold in Home? Here’s What You Need to Know

Mold in homes is unsightly and could create serious health problems. Small airborne mold spores or particles can be inhaled deep into the lungs. Inhalation of mold spores can lead to respiratory problems. Mold spores could be both toxigenic (i.e., have toxic effects) and allergenic. Mold is especially common in basements of old homes where […]

Stachybotrys chartarum- A Black Mould Of Many Controversies

Stachybotrys chartarum, also known by an old name as Stachybotrys atra, is a cellulose degrading fungus commonly found in soil and on materials rich in cellulose such as hay, straw, cereal grains, plant debris, wood pulp, paper, and cotton. It produces a mass of wet spores sticking together giving the appearance of black pin-heads. The […]

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