black mold


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black mold

[′blak ‚mōld]
(mycology)
Any dark fungus belonging to the order Mucorales.
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of rose grafts and onion bulbs marked by black appearance due to the mold.
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One fatal strain is Stachybotrys Chartarum, also known as Toxic Black Mold, with severe effects that include hemorrhage, internal organ damage, and mental impairment.
Now, he said he had black mold, which is serious to human health.
This type of mold is known as black mold can effect individuals all year round.
When testing buildings for air quality, inspectors have focused on Stachybotrys chartarum, or black mold, a toxin-producing fungus.
Fed up with government inaction on resolving the black mold situation in their homes, the Dakota Plains First Nation has taken the federal government to court.
Though the nationwide mold discussion chronicles back to 1995, when the Centers for Disease Control linked a cluster of deaths in Cleveland to black mold, new momentum is pushing the toxic mold issues to the forefront.
CSM is equipped to handle even the worst mold variety, Stachybotrys, also known as black mold, which is the most harmful to humans.
However, when he was eleven months old, we moved into a housing unit that had black mold for at least nine months, mostly in our son's bedroom.
While air and groundwater contamination are routine concerns for manufacturers, airborne contaminants, black mold and other issues also affect firms that operate in office buildings.
With or without legislation, it's our responsibility to disclose black mold as another inspection buyers and sellers may perform to protect their investment.
It's especially important to ask these patients if they see any evidence of black mold at the work site," and to report that fact to public health authorities.
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