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Molds are fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors. No one knows how many species of fungi exist but estimates range from tens of thousands to perhaps three hundred thousand or more. Molds grow best in warm, damp, and humid conditions, and spread and reproduce by making spores. Mold spores can survive harsh environmental conditions, such as dry conditions, that do not support normal mold growth.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-03-08 14:53:12
Description Molds are fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors. No one knows how many species of fungi exist but estimates range from tens of thousands to perhaps three hundred thousand or more. Molds grow best in warm, damp, and humid conditions, and spread and reproduce by making spores. Mold spores can survive harsh environmental conditions, such as dry conditions, that do not support normal mold growth.
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Source United States Centers for Disease Control
Keyword Mold, Indoor air quality
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2010-03-08 14:39:11
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Date Last Modified 2010-03-08 14:53:13
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-03-08 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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