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Excise just the rotted and molded plywood out from the cabinet. What could go wrong?

Nothing structural there (judging from the first two images). Remove the loose bits of wood, use a wood hardener on any remaining spongey bits, and use an epoxy based wood filler to flatten things out ...
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How can I get rid of this mold prior to new paint job?

Bleach. Not vinegar, not mold remover, not ammonia. Bleach. Apply with a sprayer. Wait 5 minutes. Scrub. Hose down. If the paint is in good shape, no primer needed. Just add fungicide to the new paint....
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Found mold on the baseboard behind the bed

To me it looks like it's from spillage, such as milk, juice or food. If its confined to that area, then just clean it and keep an eye on it. Use soap and water.
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Did I paint my walls with mold?

Fungal spores are everywhere, and you are breathing them right now. If you have a surface with the right conditions for mold to grow on it, mold will grow. It does not matter if the mold was in the ...
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Is this mold on my floor joists?

I don't see anything there that concerns me. It looks like the joists were stored wet for a bit, maybe on concrete. What I would do: Give it a wipe with a white cloth. Does it come off readily? Is it ...
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How to treat mold on a single stud?

I treated the stud with bleach (a mold removal product) and later with hydrogen peroxide after it was dry. I repeated the process twice for good measure. I also exposed it completely to the subfloor ...
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