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moldy

animal feed overgrown with fungus; the feed may be harvested and stored or be still in the ground.

moldy corn disease
moldy feed
causes mycotoxic nephropathy in horses.
moldy garden beans
causes acute interstitial pneumonia in cattle.
moldy hay
moldy sweet clover
moldy sweet potato
fusariumjavanicum.
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This resulted in a national distribution of dust samples based on the environmental relative moldiness index (ERMI), an index that is based on 36 mold species, representing both common background molds and molds that are indicative of wet or damp conditions (Vesper et al.
Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI): In terms of mold, we do not have a good test to evaluate levels of mold within the body: we can measure mold antibodies, but these tend to be variable.
This Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) test is highly accurate and comes with a score that compares the property to an EPA index of 1,100 homes previously tested by EPA.