Basic Information about Mold in Homes

Mold has received a lot of attention of late due to high profile lawsuits and television news broadcasts that have highlighted the potential hazards and liabilities associated with indoor mold.

What is mold?

Mold on an interior wall.

Molds, along with mildews, yeasts, and mushrooms, all belong to the kingdom Fungi. Fungi are unicellular or multicellular organisms that primarily use absorption as a means to obtain energy from their environment, unlike green plants, which use chlorophyll to obtain energy from …