Myxomycetes toxic molds usually cause allergic-like symptoms similar to asthma and hay fever in genetically sensitive individuals.
This mold is not pathogenic or toxigenic.
Allergen: coughing and sniffles
Toxigenic: young, sick, and elderly
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Myxomycetes toxic molds are often found in rotting lumber, decaying logs, stumps, dung, and dead leaves usually in forested regions. It can also be found in urban mulched flower beds.
Wind will blow dry myxomycetes spores. Raindrops will move myxomycetes spores. Insects can carry the spores on their bodies.
Additional information can be found at EMLab Fungal Library.
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