What's growing on my basement wall?

pearl_wongOctober 24, 2010

I just saw this on my basement wall. What is it?

How do I get rid of this problem?

I've added a picture for reference.




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Pearl's Fascinating Fungi

You might want to remove that truly impressive growth. I don't think it's a variety GardenWeb members want to emulate. Though it is coming up to Hallo'ween!

Here is a link that might be useful: Sickhouse mould

    Bookmark   October 24, 2010 at 4:01PM
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WOW! You JUST noticed THAT?! You must not go into your basement much - or it was behind a large piece of furniture/boxes.

Looks like some sort of mold - you more than likely have a water issue. Good luck finding, resolving and removing it!

    Bookmark   October 29, 2010 at 2:36PM
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I agree--whatever it is, there's a water issue behind it. Is this an exterior wall? Or is there any plumbing behind it?

Our kitchen had some mold growing on the cabinet and under the kitchen sink. I sent in a sample (tape test) to a mold testing lab that I'd found online to identify what it was. It think it ran me around $15 per sample.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 4:15PM
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