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Green mold is a somewhat generic term the refers to a number of species of fungi that have a greenish color. The most common molds with green spores are Cladosporium, Aspergillus and Penicillium."


Much like black mold, Green Mold can be toxic and cause health issues for anyone who comes in contact with its mycotoxins. It is difficult to identify these types of mold visually since it can appear as different colors on different surfaces. In addition, several toxic molds are greenish in color, including Aspergillus, Cladosporium and Penicillium.

This type of mold can cause a host of physical ailments, such as allergic reactions like itchy skin, hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of the throat. The most common medical issues with green mold are attributed to respiratory issues.

Specifically, Aspergillus is known to cause respiratory infections like bronchitis, pneumonia, and lung inflammation. Penicillium causes severe sinus infections and lung inflammation. Cladosporium is also linked to respiratory ailments.

Green molds are often found growing in wet, damp areas. If you’ve discovered green mold in your home or office, it’s imperative to your health that you have it properly removed and remediated as quickly as possible.

Badger Tip: Stachybotrys Chartarum, known as toxic or black mold, can also appear greenish in color.

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