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blue mold

[′blü ‚mōld]
(mycology)
Any fungus of the genus Penicillium.
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The moulds are incubated for a further three weeks before being hand-pierced to activate the blue mould growth.
Blue mould was not normally a big problem in Europe because it could be fought with permitted pesticides, he said.
collected from the Fars province of Iran by a GC/MS system; (ii) to investigate the antifungal activity of essential oil from shiraz thyme plants for the postharvest control of green (Penicillium digitutum) and blue mould (P.
They are caused by the flowering of penicillum roqueforti - the technical term for the blue mould - and it's encouraged to grow when the cheese is pierced, allowing air to circulate and mature the cheese.
e items included pomegranates, grapes and onions and was partly covered with blue mould, which can be deadly to dogs.
That woman's touch included removing a rotten chicken carcass from the fridge and scraping a strange blue mould from the bowels of the microwave.
The Scot, originally from the Borders, is the new face of Stilton and posed in Stilton-style body paint, complete with blue mould 'veins' for saucy promotional photos.
While it messes around threatening the BBC's charter it leaves all this growing like blue mould.
Check your bulbs which have been in store for blue mould - reddish brown lesions on the bulb, with fluffy white or blue-green fungal growth on top.
The laboratory tests on the ice cream samples revealed a variety of unpleasant phenomena - staphylococci, green mould, blue mould, whatever sort of mould you like.
A skilled cheesemaker found that if they left their cheese to dry, hanging up in a stable or barn where there was lots of leather around, then it formed blue mould.
If this sounds like somebody with a strong blue mould of control freak running through him, it is just the quality you need to make fine cheese.