What does black mold look like?

What Does Black Mold Look Like?

Most people know what mold looks like, we’ve seen it growing on food long expired in our fridge. However, for the average person, determining if mold is in fact Black Mold (stachybotrys chartarum) by your eyes alone is not easy. For a professional mold expert, it is easier to identify a mold as stachybotrys because of its distinguishable MOLD appearance in its mature state. A slow-growing mold, Black Mold can be thick in context and black in color. Yet, if you do not know the various types of mold, it may not necessarily look much different from other mold species, which are black in nature. The only way for us to say with certainty that a specific mold is, in fact, black mold, is for us to take a swab sample for confirmation. Read more

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What to expect from a Mold Test

If you have a suspicion that there is mold in your home or office, you may be researching mold testing, which has brought you here. Welcome! Here at HNST Mold Inspection, information is provided to readers to help them navigate through the confusing and sometimes scary world that mold can be. Let us help you understand how mold testing and inspection work. Read more