How is it that mold appeared on my samples? (in other words where did it come from or what is the source of the mold that grows on the samples?)I had 10 bags each bag had 3 slices of apple and 3 pieces of bread, 5 bags where left in a dark warm place and 5 where left in a bright warm place. 2 bags were control bags, 2 contained the fruit/bread and 1 tsp of vinegar, 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of water, 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of lemon juice, and 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of sugar water. The fruit and bread were mixed together in the same bag.

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How is it that mold appeared on my samples? (in other words where did it come from or what is the source of the mold that grows on the samples?)

I had 10 bags each bag had 3 slices of apple and 3 pieces of bread, 5 bags where left in a dark warm place and 5 where left in a bright warm place. 2 bags were control bags, 2 contained the fruit/bread and 1 tsp of vinegar, 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of water, 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of lemon juice, and 2 contained fruit/bread and 1 tsp of sugar water. The fruit and bread were mixed together in the same bag. 

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Mold is a fungus that grows in the form of hyphae which are multicellular filaments. The spores of mold ...

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