Is this mold?

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    Christopher

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    Hello,

    Within the last two months this creeping crud has appeared several times next to my front door. It grows very quickly. Also it is very crusty and crumbles when I wipe it off. Last week, I also found it growing in my garage. It seems strange how it grows straight up in a thin somewhat twisting line. It doesn't look like any pictures of mold that I have ever seen but I can't imagine what else it would be. Thanks, in advance, for any knowledge you might be able to share.

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    Looks like (termite tunnels) to me. Google that and select images and tell us if it looks the same.
     
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    Wow - you're absolutely right. Obviously, I'm going to have to get moving on this. Thanks for your help. I really appreciate it.
     
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    YW, some of our members further south can weigh in on the proper treatment, but if they are moving that far up into the structure along with treatment I would get someone to look at the structure below.
     

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