Green mold on firewood

We have some wood stored in our shed at the cottage....it was cut and piled in there about 2 years ago. Just noticed at the end of last summer that it has a very fine, greenish film of mould on every piece. Is this dangerous to burn in an airtight fireplace in the cottage? Thanks for your time.

Answer

Mold is unfortunately a reality when burning firewood. Although I am not a mold expert, I can tell you that mold spores travel through the air. Therefore, burning wood with mold in a fireplace is not any more dangerous than walking around your firewood pile as the mold spores are in the air anyway. If you want to be extra careful, I suggest contacting your local government center that deals with disease control and ask their opinion. They should be able to give you a better idea about what you are dealing with. Hope this helps!


-Firewood Matt

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Nov 03, 2015
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Great post
by: jimmy

It is great that you have stored wood in shed.You should work some thing out of it like make some furniture etc,because the wood is kept for two years,and it is perfect for use.
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keep a check
by: sherin

There is nothing goona harm you if you burn the firewood that have these molds. But check whether these molds have white dust like particles in the top of that greenish color. If it is there it is better to contact the health center.anti snoring devices

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