I just started a thread (3 or 4 up) under the assumption this is black mold.
I pryed up some more PERGO sections and took a picture.
You can see it's confined to a certain area, and green & brown, not black.
What do you think I should do?
Looks like mold to me. Comes in all colors ;) Doesn't *look* like the
Lethal! Black! Mold!, but you could get some tested if you were *really*
concerned. I'd just clean it out, as others suggested.
Your biggest problem is how it got there - was there a leak at some
time? Why was there water under there? Fix that, before you cover it
Interestingly, I just read an article in the NYT yesterday, saying a
panel of folks from the National Acadamy of Sciences concluded that,
among other things, mold can only really account for allergy-like
symptoms (eyes, throat, etc); memory problems, disabilities, death and
disfigurement are not linked to mold.
"Panel Finds Mold in Buildings Is No Threat to Most People"
I'll be happy to post the text if anyone asks.
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