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Zygomycetes are one of the four major groups of fungi, the others being the Oomycetes, the Ascomycetes, and the Basidiomycetes. Zygomycetes are common, fast growing, and often overgrow and/or inhibit other fungi nearby. Rhizopus and Mucor are two of the most common Zygomycetes seen in the indoor environment. However, others are seen as well, including Syncephalastrum, Circinella, Mortierella, Mycotypha, Cunninghamella, and Choanephora..

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

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

Grows well on general cellulose surfaces and has 9+ species

what are some of its characteristics?

Is it a Black Mold?

General Information

​​Where does it growoutside?

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

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where does it growinside?

Spore Catagory

Zygomycetes