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  1. bread mold, Rhizopus nigricansnoun

    a mold of the genus Rhizopus


  1. rhizopus nigricans

    Rhizopus stolonifer is commonly known as white bread mold. It is a member of Zygomycota and considered the most important species in the genus Rhizopus. It is one of the most common fungi in the world and has a global distribution although it is most commonly found in tropical and subtropical regions. It is a common agent of decomposition of stored foods. Like other members of the genus Rhizopus, R. stolonifer grows rapidly, mostly in indoor environments.


  1. rhizopus nigricans

    Rhizopus nigricans, also known as Rhizopus stolonifer, is a common species of fungus from the family Mucoraceae. It is usually found in soil, decaying fruit and vegetables, animal feces, and old bread. It is known for its rapid growth, black spores, and white mycelium. The fungus is also known as black bread mold due to its propensity to grow on bread and is frequently used in biological research and teaching.


  1. Rhizopus nigricans

    Rhizopus nigricans is a fungus commonly known as bread mold and is the most common species of Rhizopus. It is found on spoiled food, in soils, and even in children's sandboxes. The genus contains some 50 species and bread mold is sometimes confused with species of Mucor or other species of Rhizopus like Rhizopus oryzae. Dispersed in hot dry weather, the spores contain allergenic proteins with 31 distinct allergens, which can produce respiratory and nasal symptoms in concentration. Food-handling workers are particularly at risk if they are allergic to mold.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhizopus nigricans in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhizopus nigricans in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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