Houston Health Department- POLLEN AND MOLD


MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018
Houston Pollen and Mold Count -  All counts below are in Cubic Meter Air

Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
HEAVY
200
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
50
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
HEAVY
62
Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM
7,369

 
The Major Tree Pollen Counted:
  Acer (Maple) 0   Morus (Mulberry) 2
  Alnus (Alder) 0   Pinaceae (Pine) 12
  Betula (Birch) 4   Platanus (Sycamore) 2
  Carya (Hickory, Pecan) 44   Populus (Cottonwood) 8
  Celtis (Hackberry) 46
  Quercus (Oak) 46
  Corylus (Hazelnut) 0   Salix (Willow) 6
  Cupressaceae (Cedar) 10   Tilia (Linden) 0
  Fraxinus (Ash) 6   Ulmus (Elm) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 6
  
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 8
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 0   Plantago (Plantain) 4
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 38
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 0
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 4   Other Weed Pollen 4
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 24
  Oidium/Erysiphe 12
  Alternaria 196
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 96
  Ascopores 4584
  Periconia 2
  Basidiospores 437
  Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 145   Rusts 12
  Cladosporium 1579
  Smuts/Myxomycetes 234
  Curvularia 4   Spegazzinia 0
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 28
  Stemphilium 2
  Epicoccum 10
  Tetraploa 2
  Nigrospora 0   Torula 0



*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Tuesday, April 24, 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