Ulocladium sp

Ulocladium sp

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Ulocladium sp

Ulocladium sp Scientific Information

Aw 0.89. 9+ species

Ulocladium sp Growth Characteristics

Grows well on general cellulose surfaces.

Where is Ulocladium sp found?

 Isolated from dead plants and cellulose materials. Found on textiles

Often found growing in soil, dung, paint, grasses, fibers, wood, decaying plant material, paper, and textiles. Grows indoors on cellulose containing materials such as gypsum board, paper, paint, tapestries, jute, other straw materials. Ulocladium has a high water requirement. 

Is Ulocladium sp Allergenic?

Yes, this mold is a potential allergen. Some people may experience hay fever or asthma. This type of mold cross reacts with Alternaria, adding to the allergenic burden of Alternaria-sensitive patients.

Toxins Produced by Ulocladium sp

It is not known whether this type of mold produces toxins.

Ulocladium sp Health Effects

Rare cases reported of subcutaneous tissue infection reported with this type of mold.

Ulocladium sp Uses

It is not known what if any industrial uses this type of mold has.

How to test for / identify the presence of Ulocladium sp

Can be identified via and air direct sampling methods. May be confused with spores of Alternaria and Pithomyces.

Is Ulocladium sp a "black mold"


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