fenchurch wrote:I'm glad I looked at this, I've got two large boxes that need to be gone through. They smell like the old record store downtown, but I know it's just the sleeves, inner/outer. I'm definitely going to use the vinegar idea and put them on a drying rack to air out.
mould can grow on vinyl too, not directly onto the vinyl, but the debris from mouth spray and nose splosh. I have bought vinyl where one can imagine that someone has sneezed over the black disc (note disc and not disk!).
A wash with a detergent is all that is necessary to lyse the cells of the mould.