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Subject: Mold on mollusk shells

Mold on mollusk shells

From: Mary-Lou Florian <mflorian>
Date: Saturday, January 10, 2004
Jill K. Harris <jillharr [at] vmnh__net> writes

>A co-worker posed the following question; and, I have no idea how to
>answer her.  Does anyone have experience with this problem?  Or,
>know anyone I could contact to discuss this with?
>   "I am supposed to help the people at the marine lab in Brazil
>    curate the Marcus bryozoan collection--it was stored for years
>    in humid conditions in Sao Pauli, and when I looked the
>    collection last year, I saw that many of the specimens, which
>    are on dead shell substrata, were covered with networks of
>    fungal growth--I wondered if you have any ... contacts that
>    might be able to offer advice on how to get rid of it--and keep
>    it from re-occurring. Judy"

I may be able to help.

Mary-Lou Florian

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:50
                 Distributed: Tuesday, January 20, 2004
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Received on Saturday, 10 January, 2004

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