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Spores or molds on aluminum or glass?

Juan&Tricia plem at erols.com
Mon Sep 3 13:37:04 EST 2001

I work in a lab and have access to several, and could do that if my
friend could bring samples in, but I guess what I sense he is interested
in knowing, is IF there are such organisms.

So, what would your plan be? I should look at a sample, then what?

Michael Witty wrote:
> Dear Juan&Tricia,
>                 you need a friend with a microscope who could look at a
> sample for you.  Regards, Mike.
> On Sun, 2 Sep 2001, Juan&Tricia wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > A good friend of mine who is an insurance adjuster asked me a question
> > about which I have no answer....not my particular specialty. I was
> > hoping someone here might know or point me out to someone who would.
> >
> > He would like to know if there is a spore or mold that attaches itself
> > to vinyl or aluminum siding and/or glass. He says it is small, 1-2 mm in
> > diameter and is difficult to remove. If there might be such a thing,
> > what could be its genus, how is it spread, prevention methods and
> > possible remedies?
> >
> > TIA
> >
> > P. Echeagaray
> >


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