is it a potential allergen?

Grows well on general cellulose surfaces. This mold has 9+ species and grows everywhere.

is it considered a black mold?

Unknown.

Often found growing in soil, dung, paint, grasses, fibers, wood, decaying plant material, paper, and textiles.

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

Some people may experience hay fever or asthma. This type of mold cross reacts with Alternaria, adding to the allergenic burden of Alternaria-sensitive patients.

industrial use

can it be identified by air sample?

Is it harmful to humans?

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Ulocladium

General Information

where does it growinside?

May be confused with spores of Alternaria.

May be confused with spores of Alternaria and Pithomyces..

Rare cases reported of subcutaneous tissue infection.

Health Concerns

can it be identified by direct sample?

what are some of its characteristics?

Identification

can it produce toxins?

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Grows indoors on cellulose containing materials such as gypsum board, paper, paint, tapestries, jute, other straw materials. Ulocladium has a high water requirement.

Where does it growoutside?

Unknown.