Stachybotrys is a slime mold that can produce toxic chemicals called mycotoxins.
What does Stachy stand for?
Stachy stands for Stachybotrys (fungii)
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When a wall in her office was exposed, her condition deteriorated rapidly and an abundance of Stachybotrys fungus and spores were found.
5) Furthermore, cases of BRI have been alleged to involve mycotoxins released from Stachybotrys found in water-damaged buildings.
When compared with a reading based on 100 percent of the sample, the 15 percent technique failed to detect Stachybotrys in 9 percent of the samples.
When testing buildings for air quality, inspectors have focused on Stachybotrys chartarum, or black mold, a toxin-producing fungus.
Toxic mold, Stachybotrys chartarum or black mold, naturally grows in indoor environments where there is constant moisture; it can grow on material with a high cellulose and low nitrogen content, like fiberboard, gypsum board, paper, dust and lint.
As she learns more, she eventually tracks down the trigger for her attack: Stachybotrys mold growing behind the bathroom walls in the Realville house.
They report finding no scientific basis to support the perceived widespread threat to humans who inhale Stachybotrys chartarum (black mold) spores.