Not known.

what are some of its characteristics?

Not well studied although some individuals may experience hay fever or asthma.

can it produce toxins?

is it a potential allergen?

General Information

industrial use

where does it growinside?

Some species can produce chaetomin, sterigmatocystin and chetoglobosins.


Often found growing on damp sheetrock/ drywall/ gypsum board.  Also, can be found growing on the subfloor.

Often found growing in soil, seeds, cellulose substrates, dung, wood, and straw material.

is it considered a black mold?

81+ species that are found everywhere


Copyright © Healthy Home Environmental Services. All rights reserved. 

Serving South East Idaho city's such as Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot, Pocatello & Jackson Hole Wyoming as your premier mold removal specialist, indoor air quality (IAQ) expert and home mold remediation services provider

Is it harmful to humans?

These molds can lead to rare cases of onychomycosis (nail infection).

The term black mold (also “toxic black mold”) is not scientific but is widely used by the media to usually reference Stachybotrys molds.

Health Concerns

Jeffrey Parsons

2300 North Yellowstone Highway, Idaho Falls, ID, United States

Office: (208) 535-3289

Cell: (208) 360-7892 


Where does it growoutside?