Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Thursday, October 3, 2019


Houston pollen and mold count — All counts below are in cubic meter air


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
LOW
8
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
123
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
LOW
4

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
3,672

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0
  Morus (Mulberry) 0
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 0
  Betula (Birch) 0   Platanus (Sycamore) 0
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 0   Populus (Cottonwood) 0
  Celtis (Hackberry) 0
  Quercus (Oak) 0
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 0
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 0   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 0   Ulmus (Elm) 8
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 119   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 0
  Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 0
  Oidium/Erysiphe 0
  Alternaria 14   Penicillium/Aspergillus 172
 Ascospores 1,014   Periconia 6
  Basidiospores 856
 Pithomyces 4
  Cercospora 54
  Rusts 2
  Cladosporium 1,225
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 184
  Curvularia 99
  Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 28
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 2   Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 8   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, October 4, 2019*
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