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Mould (Bread mold) Mohos y parientes

Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Amastigomicotes
Phylum: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Order: Mucorales
Binomial name: Mohos y parientes
Common name: Bread Mould Fungus, Bread mould, Bread mold

Mohos y parientes is a pin mould that grows on bread. It has long mycelium (vegetative filaments) that are topped with pinhead-like sporangia which break to release the asexual spores when mature.



The black pinhead-like sporangia.
 

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