Pictorial supplement to The Fifth Kingdom - Chapter 20
Food spoilage by fungi(7 pictures)
Food spoilage - Monilia, a necrotroph, causing post-harvest soft rot of peaches.
Food spoilage - a potato spoiled by the late blight fungus - Phytophthora infestans. Damage is not restricted to the above-ground parts of the plant.
Food spoilage - a very mouldy loaf of bread...calcium propionate will not protect it forever.
Food spoilage - cheddar cheese with aspirations to become blue cheese - various species of Penicillium, which can grow even in the refrigerator..
Food spoilage - "You know that green, fuzzy thing on the top shelf at the back? I think it just became a mother!"
Food spoilage - oranges attacked by Penicillium italicum.
Food spoilage - Rhizopus fruiting on a peach - the young sporangia are whitish, but become black at maturity
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