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Mold Spore Library

Mold Name Possible Side Effects Spore Colony Specs Image
Alternaria

Sinus Congestion
Asthama (can be severe)
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy & Watery Eyes
Hyper Sensitivity
Skin Infections
Sinus Infections
Patholgenic Health Effects

Grows Very Quickly Grey, Brown, Green, Black Fuzzy Texture
Ascospores

Sinus Congestion
Sneezing
tchy and Watery Eyes
 

Many Types
Aspergillus

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Possible Ear Infections
Possible Skin Lesions
Possible Ulcers
Pathogenic Health Effects

Appearance Based on Genre Different Types of Ascospores
Aureobasidium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Upper Respiratory Infections

Grows Very Quickly White, Pink, Yellow, Black
Basidiospores

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Hay Fever
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Toxicosis (poisoning)
Upper Respiratory Infections

Many Types
Beltrania

Variety of Health Effects

Brown, Black
Bipolaris

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Upper Respiratory Infections

Grows Very Quickly White, Green or Black Many Types of Bipolaris
Botrytis


Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes

Grows Very Quickly White, Grey, Brown or Black
Chaetomium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Linked to cancer
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Serious Neurological Effects
Brain Lesions
Alzheimers Disease
Pathogenic Health Effects

Grows Very Quickly White, Grey, Brown or Black
Cladosporium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Hay Fever
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Skin Infections
Toe Nail Infections
Sinus Infections
Upper Respiratory Infections

Speed of Growth Varies White, Grey, Brown or Black
Curvularia

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Asthma

Grows Very Quickly White, Grey, Brown or Black
Epicoccum

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes

 

Grows Very Quickly Yellow, Orange, Red, Brown or Black
Fusarium Torula

Pathogenic Health Effects
Toe Nail Infections
Respiratory Infections
Skin Infections

Yellow, Orange, Red, Brown, Black, Pale, Voiles or Blue
Memnoniella

Respiratory Infections
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Sneezing
Erosion of Immune System
Throat Irritation

 

Grows at Moderate Speeds
Myxomycetes

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Asthma
Hay Fever

Do Not Grow Fungal Media
Nigrospora

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Eye/Skin Infections (rare)

Grows Very Quickly White or Black
Penicillium/Aspergillus

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pneumonitis
Pathogenic Health Effects

Grows Rapidly Many Colors of Growth Velvety and powdery Texture
Pithomyces

Unknown Effects

Grows Very Quickly Wooly Texture Grey, Brown, Dark Brown
Rust

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever

Do Not Grow Fungal Media
Scopulariopsis

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Alveolitis

Grows at Moderate Speed Velvety and Powdery Texture White, Grey, Cinnamon, or Black
Stachybotrys

Wide Range of Effects
Fatigue
Headaches
Irritation to the Eyes
Fever
Sneezing
Rashes
Nausea
Vomiting
Bleeding in the Lungs and Nose
Sore Throat
Linked to 2 infantile deaths

Grows at Moderate Speed Powdery Texture White, Pink, Orange, Black or Pale
Stemphylium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pathogenic Health Effects

 

Slow Growth
Torula

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pathogenic Health Effects

Grows at Moderate Speed Grey, White or Brown
Ulocladium

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever

Grows Very Quickly Wooly/Cottony Olive, Brown or Black
Zygomycetes

Sinus Congestion
Asthma
Sore Throat
Sneezing
Itchy and Watery Eyes
Hay Fever
Pneumonitis
Pathogenic Health Effects

Different Genres