Our climate in New Zealand is a perfect ‘hub’ for producing mould. Unfortunately old housing, which is not always well insulated and imperfect drying conditions makes for the perfect environment for mould.
Factors that make up mould? Mould is one type of fungus whose job it is to decompose of dead organic material. Moulds sometimes can infect living plants and animals. The spores and fibre like structure of individual mould colonies are too small to see without a microscope.