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rhi·zo·pus stolonifer

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  1. leak fungus, ring rot fungus, Rhizopus stolonifernoun

    fungus causing soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables and rings of dry rot around roots of sweet potatoes


  1. Rhizopus stolonifer

    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 stolonifer

    Rhizopus stolonifer, commonly known as black bread mold, is a species of fungus in the family Mucoraceae. It is considered the most prevalent and widely distributed species of the genus Rhizopus. The fungus is commonly found on bread surfaces and other food products, where it appears as a white to blackish mold. This species of Rhizopus reproduces through both sexual and asexual spores. Its mycelium consists of stolons, rhizoids, and sporangia. The fungus is generally harmless but can lead to mucormycosis, a dangerous fungal infection in humans and animals, under certain conditions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhizopus stolonifer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rhizopus stolonifer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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