FunHome: who are the tiny unknown ‘pets’ in your home?

Figure 1. Some characteristic organisms found in the house dust (A. Dust mite, B. Gliomastix murorum, C. Stachybotrys chartarum and D. pollen).

It was a year ago when we started with the Citizen Science project “FunHome” for studying microbial components of dust. Now we have samples from more than 35 countries and 100 buildings. If you are willing to help us getting more samples, let us know!

Map of dust samples