Stachybotrys chartarum


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Stachybotrys chartarum

a species of Stachybotrys found in water-damaged buildings. Two chemotypes, A and S, have similar morphology but differ in production of metabolites.
See also: stachybotryotoxicosis.

Stachybotrys chartarum

(stak?e-bo'tris kahr-tar'um) [NL]
A mold that grows well on wood, plaster, insulation, tobacco products, and sheetrock. Inhalation of spores has been implicated in cases of fatigue, chronic headaches, and respiratory difficulties. Synonym: Stachybotrys atra
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Stachybotrys chartarum (atra) has been much discussed in the popular press and has been the subject of a number of building-related illness investigations.