Does Laundry Detergent kill fungus?
People also ask, how do I kill fungus in laundry?
Vinegar: Wash your clothes with vinegar. Add 3/4 cup white vinegar to a load of wash and soak your clothes in the mixture. Vinegar will remove the mold patches AND the musty smell. Lemon and salt: Combine lemon juice and salt to make a thick paste and rub it into fungi-infested areas on clothing; wash and dry.
One may also ask, can dryer kill fungus?
It's not so much the heat, per se, of the dryer that kills germs, bacteria, etc. It's the dryness. Drying is a pretty good sterilizer - it kills most everything. Some bacteria will sporulate (as will fungi, and molds) and will regenerate when wet again, but they typically can't do so in the time frame of a dryer cycle.
The fungal spores can also stay alive on clothing, bedding, and elsewhere as long as their food supply (dead skin cells) is present, and they have a moist and warm environment. Spores can live for as long as 12 to 20 months in the right environment.