What is black mold

Stachybotrys chartarum, also known as black mold or poisonous black mold, is a micro fungus that produces conidia on the slime head.

What Is Black Mold?

The scientific name for black mold is Stachybotrys Chartarum. One of thousands of mold types, black mold’s slimy, dark greenish-black appearance stands out from most other kinds of fungi. Black mold often has a distinct, musty aroma that clues us in to its presence – even if we can’t see it.