|Frequently asked questions about fungi|
What's growing in my home?
The Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory does not have the expertise to efficiently handle questions about indoor air quality, indoor molds, medical mycology, etc. The following sites provide in-depth information on these subjects:
Doctor Fungus - resource for descriptions of fungi and the infections they may cause in people, animals, and plants; also covers environmental infestations due to fungi
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - mold resources
Fungi in Buildings - fungi commonly identified in outdoor air and in North American buildings
Abbey Lane Laboratory, LLC - building contamination, mold identification services
What's growing in my yard?
The following organizations provide identification services:
University of Maryland Cooperative Extension's Home and Garden Information Center - contact a horticulture consultant by phone or email
Mycological Association of Washington, DC (MAW) - nonprofit association whose purpose is to disseminate a reliable body of knowledge regarding fungi
What information about fungi is available for kids?
Fun Facts about Fungi - educational site from the Utah State University Intermountain Herbarium
Attack of the Killer Fungus - story of good fungus, bad fungus, and their effect on farmers
Where can I go for more information about fungi?
WWW Virtual Library: Mycology - extensive directory of mycological resources on the internet.