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Spores on the floors

| Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 1:11 a.m.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Mushrooms and mold spring forth from a damp carpet in the Hickman House apartment building in Bridgeville, Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Mushrooms and mold spring forth from a damp carpet in the Hickman House apartment building in Bridgeville, Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Mushrooms and mold spring forth from a damp carpet in the Hickman House apartment building in Bridgeville, Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Last week's heavy rain washed into the Hickman House apartment building in Bridgeville leading to a carpet full of mushrooms and mold. “Mushrooms are composters,” said Dick Dogall, past president of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club. “Anything they can compost is a possibility, so it's not surprising. You have to get the right temperature and moisture conditions.”

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