Is there Mould in your Air?
We all know that mould can be harmful. Stories about mould in buildings are frequently in the news. But what is the real risk from mould? Should we really be worried about it? When we use the word "mould", we are really talking about fungi. Go into any grocery store and you will find plenty of fungi for sale. Mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom, and so do the moulds found in many types of cheese. So why is it that some moulds are perfectly safe, and others are hazardous? On