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black mold

noun

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 of bread mold
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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