Stachybotrys chartarum

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Black Mold

A fungus associated with poor air quality indoors. Economically, it can be a concern when considering the purchase of a water damaged building. Its scientific name is Stachybotrys chartarum.

Stachybotrys chartarum

See black mold.

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But the pattern is in fact a stylized representation of a Stachybotrys Atra spore.
Acute pulmonary hemorrhage in infants associated with exposure to Stachybotrys atra and other fungi.
In 1992, the New York City Department of Health published its Guidelines for the Assessment and Remediation of Stachybotrys atra.
77) which would require the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and the Commissioner of Community Affairs to educate residents to identify Stachybotrys atra mold, and to identify cleanup methods for mold infestations.
77) pending in the state Senate would require the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and the Commissioner of Community Affairs to educate state residents to identify Stachybotrys atra mold, to investigate the health affects of Stachybotrys atra and to identify effective cleanup methods for mold infestations.
1987), "Trichothecene Mycotoxins in Aerosolized Conidia of Stachybotrys atra," Applied Environmental Microbiology, 53:1370-1375.