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Here's Why You Don't Ever Want to Eat Moldy Bread

Molds are microscopic fungi. To date, no one knows exactly how many species exist, but estimates range from tens of thousands to potentially more than 300,000.  As demonstrated in the featured video, fungi are made of many cells and can sometimes be seen with the naked eye.  When mold appears on your food, there are strategies you may use to help determine whether or not the food is safe to eat. Generally speaking, softer foods, such as bread, should be discarded when you see mold, as the part of the fungi visible is usually just the tip of the iceberg.  Read more...

 

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