Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Thursday, August 5, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
NONE

Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
MEDIUM
30
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
10

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
MEDIUM
12,027

 
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) 0
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 8   Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0   Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 4
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 2   Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae(Sedge) 14
  Other Weed Pollen 2
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 0
  Oidium/Erysiphe 6
  Alternaria 38
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 542
 Ascospores 8,172   Periconia 2
  Basidiospores 1,093  Pithomyces 2
  Cercospora 321   Rusts 2
  Cladosporium 1,287   Smuts/Myxomycetes 222
  Curvularia 232   Spegazzinia 2
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 46
  Stemphilium 2
  Epicoccum 0   Tetraploa 4
  Nigrospora 54   Torula 0


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, August 6, 2021*
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