Friday, March 26, 1999 10:55:41 PM
From: GSBN@...,Txinfinet Incoming
Subject: Digest for 3/26/99
-> Re: Fungus in Earthen Render/Stucco
by Stefan Wallner <wallner@...>


Date: 26 Mar 1999 02:16:31 -0600
From: Stefan Wallner <wallner@...>
Subject: Re: Fungus in Earthen Render/Stucco

At 07.33 1999-03-24 +1000, Huff and Puff Constructions wrote:
>G'Day Strawbalers
>Straw Wolf here. We seem to have a problem with black fungal growth on
>our second coat 65mm/2.5 inches thick of clay and straw render.
>The clay and straw mix was as Bill and Athena showed us and it is going
>on very well and sticks like the proverbial. However after three to
>four days a black growth has appeared on parts of the wall. I feel that
>it will go away but I am not too sure.

We've had the same problems in our sb house, but it disappeared with the
evaporating water in a couple of weeks. The same thing happened when we
made light strawclay bricks some years ago. I don't know if it affects your
health in some way, if this kind of fungus is toxic???

Kind regards

Stefan Wallner
PhD Student

- -----------------------------------------------------------------------
Chalmers University of Technology telephone +46 31 772 23 78
Department of Building Design telefax +46 31 772 23 71
S-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------


End of Digest

To request a copy of the help file, reply to this message and put "help" in
the subject.

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= RFC822 Headers Follow =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
X-ENSMTPSubnet: txinfinet
Received: from ( by []
with SMTP (Eudora Internet Mail Server 1.2); Fri, 26 Mar 1999 22:42:53 -0600
Message-ID: <n1289633205.*0600@...>
From: "GSBN" <GSBN@...>
Subject: Digest for 3/26/99
To: "GSBN" <GSBN@...>
Precedence: Bulk
X-Listserver: ListSTAR v1.1 by StarNine Technologies, a Quarterdeck Company
Reply-To: GSBN@...
Errors-To: GSBN@...
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 22:42:53 -0600