Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
233
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
14
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
20
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
3,741

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 6   Morus (Mulberry) 2
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 14
  Betula (Birch) 0   Platanus (Sycamore) 4
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 4
  Celtis (Hackberry) 6
  Quercus (Oak) 181
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 8   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 4   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0
  
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 4
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 8
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 0   Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 105
  Oidium/Erysiphe 10
  Alternaria 68
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 60
  Ascopores 972
  Periconia 0
  Basidiospores 328
  Pithomyces 0
  Cercospora 18   Rusts 14
  Cladosporium 2016
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 120
  Curvularia 4   Spegazzinia 4
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 6
  Stemphilium 2
  Epicoccum 10
  Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 0   Torula 4



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Tuesday, April 17, 2018*
Recorded message is available at 713-247-5846.
Information about air quality is available by calling 832-393-5612.
For additional information, email to: rasmita.patel@houstontx.gov or call 832-393-3920.


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