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Can you Id this mold/Fungus?

 
 
Reply Sun 22 Mar, 2015 03:51 pm
Hey all,

Found this inside a 1-2 week old package of hummus dip.
http://4gp.tw/ba3b/1427060322165.jpg

Looks like some sort of slime mold to me.
Can anyone identify what it is? Is it harmful? Never seen it anywhere else before, where could it have come from?

Any replys are appriciated
Thanks,
-T
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Reply Sun 22 Mar, 2015 06:41 pm
@trevor75,
It's almost certainly a mold, but I doubt it's a slime mold. Typically Slime Molds occur out doors on rotting wood or other material.

Unfortunately I have no idea how to identify a hummus mold. Mold spores are ubiquitous so almost every food item in your refrigerator probably has them, but they usually don't germinate (or whatever fungi do), especially in the refrigerator.
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cnacram
 
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Reply Sun 22 Mar, 2015 10:49 pm
@trevor75,
i am not sure if its a mold, it looks like another paste. did somebody else used a spoon dipped into another paste, cream or food then uses the same spoon on that?
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