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General Information about Arthrinium Mold

Facts about this type of mold.

20+ species. Ubiquitous, Cosmopolitan. Dispersed by Wind

What are some of this molds characteristics?

Grows well under favorable conditions.

Where does arthrinium grow outside?

Soil, plant debris.

Where does arthrinium grow inside?

Rarely found growing indoors.

Is arthrinium considered a “black mold”?

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

Health Concerns with Arthrinium

Is arthrinium a potential allergen?

Does it present any unique human risks? (as pathogen, opportunist or contaminant)*

None have been reported.

Can arthrinium produce toxins?**

None have been reported.

Identification of Arthrinium

Can it be identified via Air Sampling?

Can it be identified via Direct Sampling?

What are some of its industrial uses?

None have been reported

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