Mold of the month - Memnoniella echinata
Memnoniella echinata is a mold with worldwide distribution that has often been isolated from clothing or carpets indoors. The species is not among the officially recognized indoor moisture indicators. An increased detection of Memnoniella echinata can therefore be an indication of increased moisture in the interior. Concrete data on the aW value are not known. According to TRBA 460, the mold species Memnoniella echinata is classified in biological risk group 1. Thus, there is no known increased risk of infection for humans.