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Google "remove mould from pushchairs". I have done it myself (remove the mould that is, not googled.. but I've done that as well....) but the treatment can vary so have a look at the options and use the one you think most suitable. It shouldn't be too devastating if it's not been there too long.
As for your partner, can I suggest he googles it and cleans it off???
I'm pretty sure i read on here if the fabric is man made then a good option is pressure washing as the mould settles between the fibres and possibly will get 'jetted' out...Whereas in cotton for example it gets 'set' in the actual fabric...Then wash removeable fabrics in the washing machine.
Tile mould/mildew spray works!! I was given a zapp that was COVERED in it - to use for the chassis only with car seat. dh took it upon himself to atttempt to sort the covers, sprayed them and left them a few hours, then washed in the machine, repeated a few times & every single bit came off!
What pushchair is it. I have scrubbed my maclaren covers with a bleach and water solution before to remove the black spot mould. It worked straight away without fading the colours, I then put them straight in the washing machine and gave them a couple of washes and rinses.
To remove white fluffy mould I would first soak in the bath in a solution of bioloigical washing powder and napisan. Leave to soak for 1/2 hour. Give a good scrub with a brush whilst in the bath and then put in the machine and wash.
I have cleaned a coulpe of buggies with white mould (I love cleaning dirty buggies for people! The dirtier, the better the challenge), and if it is just the fluffly looking stuff it comes out in the wash fine. I figure adding napisan should kill off any spores left behind.
Good Luck. Ca you let me know if you rescue it. If not I'm fairly sure you can buy just the fabrics for a mountain buggy.