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Mold May Be A Four Letter Word But Is Not Always Bad

Aug 30, 2008
Mold is usually associated with negative thoughts. We all know that a lot of molds can cause serious health problems, but did you know that it could also help us? They are grown in some cheeses, but some cheeses do not have mold in them. Mold is what gives it that distinctive taste.

For example, there are blue cheeses called Stilton, Gorgonzola, and Roquefort, which are made by using penicillium glaucum molds. They are aged and turned in to a color that looks so much like blue veins. It is also used in tofu, a Chinese tea called Puer, and Quorn, which is a European meat-alternative product suitable for vegetarians. Which is good for you to eat, the mold looks funny but it is harmless. Not only is it in cheese but it is bread, and many other foods.
There are many types of mold or fungi that thrive on vegetable and dead animals to reproduce and spread. Thse are just in foods there are many other things that have mold in it.

Mold is also in many medicine it fights off bacteria. Mold are used in the makes antibiotics are used through out the world in medicines it is the best drug to kill bacteria. Like in penicillin made through the use of green mold. Other molds are formed into organic acids and into lactic acids which is used crop productions and not only is it in bread it is in beer beverages to.

Did you know that if there was no mold decomposition would not take place and the rotting dead decaying animals that has carbon woukld not even be reprocessed. Carbon will affect our world which this means no living thing on earth will be here, we will all die off. See mold is a part of or lives it is the compounds that ponds us together. Mold keep the balance of life on earth in it's cycle. Yes som molds can hurt us, but wer just got to protect our selfs from them and stick to our natural lives.

The mold helps us live out our lives you may not see some of them, but they are there helping the earth and it's environment. Also mold can be in colonies these reproduce asexually and other mold grow in the sexually reproduction way. Scientists know that these molds grow in hours thats really fast for mold but it dose. It started that way in the being and it will remain this way till the end of time.
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