how do you get mold off suede?

white ordinary mold on suede boots.

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Z..7 years ago
The cure has been well covered.

Prevention? Never put shoes (or anything else) in a constricted area (shoe cupboard/shoe box), if there is even the slightest damp on them;-that includes any foot sweat (sorry!!).

Sprinkling some talcum powder inside refreshes them.

Come to think of it...., after thoroughly brushing the dry shoes, liberally sprinkling them with talc;-rubbing it in;-then brushing it off will help/solve? the mould problem.
You can try white vinegar. Pour a little on a clean towel, and rub the spots until they go away. Your boots will smell like vinegar for a while, and the vinegar may cause the color to fade.
If this doesn't work, you're hosed as far as I know. 
Dry the boots thoroughly prior to Raving mad's suggestions, and then use a stiff brush to remove as much of the mold a possible prior to application of the vinegar to minimize the amount needed to do the job (and thereby reduce any negative effects)
An excellent point, that.
ty...but the white vinegar is the key...