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bread mold

noun
1.
any fungus of the family Mucoraceae, especially Rhizopus nigricans, that forms a black, furry coating on foodstuffs.
Also called black mold.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Until now, clock genes have been identified only in fruit flies and in a type of bread mold.
  • There may also be an extensive fungus growth on tissue and air sac surfaces that appears similar to bread mold.

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