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1 Mold in the Environment
2 Magnified Mold
3 Moisture and Moisture Damage
4 Prevention
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6 Finding Mold and Moisture
7 Cleaning, Remediation
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The image library contains mold-related images in seven categories. There are also animated images that you can choose to view and download. Each photo has a larger, higher resolution version. To download a higher resolution version of a photo, click on the thumbnail. When the window opens, right click and choose whether you want to copy or print the photo. If copying, paste the photo into a photo-editor program or presentation.

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Gallery 2: Magnified Mold

Mold growing in petri dishes

Mold growing in Petri dishes. (photo courtesy of Stephen Vesper, Ph.D.)

Mold growing in petri dishes.

Mold growing in Petri dishes. The same type of mold is growing in both photos, but note that molds can change appearance as they age. In this example, the mold on the right has been growing for several days longer than the mold on the left. (photo courtesy of Chin Yang, Ph.D.)

Magnified mold and mold spores.

Magnified mold and mold spores. (photo courtesy of Chin Yang, Ph.D.)

Magnified mold spores.

Magnified mold spores. (photo courtesy of John Martyny, Ph.D.)

Magnified mold and mold spores.

Magnified mold and mold spores. (photo courtesy of John Martyny, Ph.D.)

Highly magnified mold spores, lit from behind.

Highly magnified mold spores, lit from behind. The spores are very small (2-5 microns) and become airborne easily. (photo courtesy of Terry Brennan)

Mold spores, highly magnified.

Mold spores, highly magnified. (photo courtesy of John Martyny, Ph.D.)

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