Complete Mold Library - Common Mold Species

 

There are many different types of mold species on this Earth—some toxic, others harmless. At Mold Busters, we believe that important mold-related information should be readily available to and easily accessible by the public.

Our team has created a database of the most common species of mold found indoors so that residents of Ottawa, Montreal and surrounding areas can learn about various molds—what they look like, where they grow and how hazardous they are to human health.

Access to the mold library is FREE and extremely valuable. For more information about any of the molds listed in the library, call us and talk to a mold expert.

Alternaria


With about 50 known species, Alternaria molds are extremely common and widespread. The spores are found in high concentrations during […]


Alternaria

Aspergillus carbonarius


Similar to Aspergillus niger in many ways, Aspergillus carbonarius is most commonly associated with its ability to produce the mycotoxin […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus clavatus


Aspergillus clavatus is a species of mold that is widespread and frequently found growing in soil and animal manure. It’s […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus flavus


There are several pathogenic fungi that terrorize both animals and plants. Some of them develop independently on plants and are […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus fumigatus


Aspergillus is a type of a fungus that can cause diseases in human beings. It is a spore-forming mold that […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus ochraceus


Part of the Aspergillus genus comprising about 200 fungi worldwide, Aspergillus ochraceus is a species of mold that is frequently […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus sydowii


Every homeowner knows that keeping their household clean is one of the most important measures they can take to ensure […]


Aspergillus

Aspergillus versicolor


Another member of the Aspergillus genus, Aspergillus versicolor is commonly found in soil, hay, cotton, and dairy products. You can […]


Aspergillus

Aureobasidium


One of the most common problems in countless households all over the world is mold, and it can be the […]


Aureobasidium

Bipolaris


There are different species of plant parasites that affect human beings, animals, and plants. These parasites usually have different habitats […]


Bipolaris

Chaetomium


Nowadays, there are over 100,000 different types of molds all over the world. Some of them are harmful only to […]


Chaetomium

Fusarium


Fusarium is the name given to a whole host of different molds. While there are currently 1,000 identified different species […]


Fusarium

Geotrichum


Geotrichum is a common fungus found worldwide. It grows on fruits, milk products, cereals, soil, air and plants. Geotrichum is […]


Geotrichum

Penicillium


With over 200 species, the Penicillium genus is one of the most common fungi found worldwide. Look for it outdoors […]


Penicillium

Penicillium chrysogenum


Previously known as Penicilliumnotatum, Penicillium chrysogenum is a widely studied species of Penicillium that is most famous for being a […]


Penicillium

Stachybotrys


There are numerous species of molds that exist in the environment. Some are indoor molds while others thrive outdoors. One […]


Stachybotrys

Trichoderma


Trichoderma is a common fungus typically found in soil, litter and wood. Indoors, it can be found on a variety […]


Trichoderma

Ulocladium


Different types of fungi exist in the ecosystem as saprophytes. The fungi include molds, mushrooms and other spore-producing organisms. These […]


Ulocladium



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