Houston Health Department

Pollen and Mold: Thursday, October 14, 2021


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


Tree Pollen
TREE POLLEN
LOW
4
Weed Pollen
WEED POLLEN
HEAVY
299
Grass Pollen
GRASS POLLEN
MEDIUM
14

Mold Pollen
MOLD SPORES
LOW
6,420

 
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) 4
  Juglans (Walnut) 0   
  Liquidamber (Sweet Gum) 0   Other Tree Pollen/Unknown 0
 
The Major Weed Pollen Counted:
  Ambrosia (Ragweed) 299
  Plantago (Plantain) 0
  Artemeisia (Sage) 0
  Rumex (Sheep Sorel) 0
  Asteraceae (Aster) 0   Typha (Cattail) 12
  Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) 0
  Urticaceae (Nettle) 0
  Cyperaceae (Sedge) 2
  Other Weed Pollen 20
 
The Major Mold Spores Counted:
  Algae 14
  Oidium/Erysiphe 4
  Alternaria 8
  Penicillium/Aspergillus 90
 Ascospores 3,487   Periconia 4
  Basidiospores 2,008  Pithomyces 12
  Cercospora 12   Rusts 12
  Cladosporium 450   Smuts/Myxomycetes 182
  Curvularia 89   Spegazzinia 4
  Dreshslera/Helminthosporium 14
  Stemphilium 0
  Epicoccum 2   Tetraploa 0
  Nigrospora 26   Torula 2


*The next Pollen and Mold Spore Count report will be on Friday, October 15, 2021*
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