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What is black mold?

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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Stachybotrys

Stachybotrys is the mold most often referred to as "black mold.
" however, there are many other molds that are black in color.

In brief: Stachybotrys

Stachybotrys is the mold most often referred to as "black mold.
" however, there are many other molds that are black in color.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Not dangerous

About 50 species of molds that grow on cellulose (wood, paper) belong to a group called Stachybotrys https://en.
wikipedia.org/wiki/Stachybotrys They were once rumored to be toxic (poisonous) but they are not. They were once suspected of being dangerous, they are not. They make the house smell and should be removed carefully.

In brief: Not dangerous

About 50 species of molds that grow on cellulose (wood, paper) belong to a group called Stachybotrys https://en.
wikipedia.org/wiki/Stachybotrys They were once rumored to be toxic (poisonous) but they are not. They were once suspected of being dangerous, they are not. They make the house smell and should be removed carefully.
Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
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