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Pine Bark Mulch
Hi there, I was wondering if anyone has experience with mulch. I think my 2 year old has allergies and is also going for an asthma test. Of course before I knew all this we put about 20 bags of pine bark mulch all around the perimeter of our fence. I have read about mulch carrying molds, is this only a problem when it is disturbed, or should we remove it.
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Hi,
Slime molds live in cool, shady, moist places on decaying wood, leaves or other organic matter retaining abundant moisture. Bark mulch in a flower garden or shrub bed certainly fits that description. The same type of organism is often seen in the woods on decaying logs.
I suggest that you have it removed because fungi are a common cause for allergy.
Go ahead with the test and see if she is allergic to anything else too.
Prevention is as important as the treatment of all allergies.
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