Cladosporium mold is a type of mold that has a dark green or black appearance. It has a velvety or powdery texture, and grows on decaying plants, tiles and paint. Removal of cladosporium mold is necessary since it can cause asthma and pulmonary infections. After mold is removed, the area should be disinfected to remove any lingering fungi.

Cladosporium mold can cause asthma and pulmonary infections.

Step 1

Brush visible mold off of the surface with a small broom.

Step 2

Brush the mold into a dust pan, and discard it.

Step 3

Fill a spray bottle half-way up with water.

Step 4

Fill the bottle the rest of the way with vinegar.

Step 5

Spray down the surface where the mold was, and scrub it with a dampened sponge.