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Conditions for Mold Growth

Question: 

What are the conditions that must exist for mold growth to occur?

  1. Mold spores must be present.
  2. Temperatures must be between 35°F and 100°F.
  3. A naturally occuring food source must be available.
  4. Moisture must be available in sufficient quantities.
  5. All of the above