Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
564
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
141

Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
12
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM
12,657

 
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) 558
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 6
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 111   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 2   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 14   Urticaceae (Nettle) 2
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 8
  Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 4
  Oidium/Erysiphe 0
  Alternaria 54   Penicillium/Aspergillus 522
  Ascopores 4,562   Periconia 24
  Basidiospores 1,785
 Pithomyces 6
  Cercospora 216   Rusts 6
  Cladosporium 4,392   Smuts/Myxomycetes 673
  Curvularia 186
  Spegazzinia 4
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 64
  Stemphilium 10
  Epicoccum 0   Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 119   Torula 26



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Wednesday, September 19, 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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National Allergy Bureau Pollen and Mold Report