Application Note: Airborne Wood Rot Fungi Detection in Houses Damaged by Serpula Lacrymans
13 September 2017
Serpula lacrymans’ mycelium can spread extensively on timber and other building materials in built up areas. Asthma due to the fungi's spores has already been established, but little is known about other potential health risks due to exposure to the fungi. This application note describes the collection of bioaerosols from houses contaminated with S. lacrymans in order to investigate their biological characteristics.