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I wanted to know why some molds grow faster on certain breads than on others...Ive seen some things about the sugars in the bread having affects, the yeast, and the acidity. Are these all factors and are there any other factors that may affect this?



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I am no expert on fungi, but I think that any of the things you list could have an effect. Moisture and temperature are probably the biggest factors in growth of bread mold, but if those are equal then growth will be probably be different on different mediums. There are some mycology pages on the internet that might help.

J. Elliott



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