Grows on you

Mold on Bread

This was growing on some old, moist bread, but it is not "bread mold", which is black. This is probably one of the penicillum molds, and it was greenish-yellow.

The knobs in this image are the sporangia made up of the yellow spores. The spores are carried away by moving air to find other substrates on which to settle. The purple parts are hyphae, threadlike filaments which spread across the organic material on which the mold grows.

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