A mysterious, never-before-seen type of mold is eating an 800-year-old cathedral in Portugal…

Posted January 31, 2019 9:28 pm by Editor

A mysterious, never-before-seen type of mold is eating an 800-year-old cathedral in Portugal…

Mold can look like the stuff of nightmares, especially if it’s a never-before-seen type of black mold eating a cathedral. It’s creepy, but that’s precisely what’s happening to a cathedral in Portugal. The eight-century-old Sé Velha de Coimbra (Old Cathedral of Coimbra) is the only surviving Romanesque cathedral in Portugal and it’s being slowly devoured by a type of black mold that scientists say has never been seen before…

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