Factors:

Factors that invite and promote growth of fungi are warm temperatures over 70 degrees F., and humidity in excess 50%.

What you should avoid:

Possible treatments:

After drying, place the object in an air-tight bag with paradichlorobenzene for three weeks, remove and gently brush. [WARNING] Not for Navajo rugs with Churro sheep wool, feathers, some buttons or paraffin!

Silica gel or Calcium chloride will pull moisture out, or
Use a dehumidifier.
Place object outdoors on a dry day for three hours. [WARNING] Sun will damage if left out for long periods of time!

What C.O.F.F. can do, depending upon the severity, individual conditions, and type of fungi, includes:

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