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Blue Mould

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Applied to cheese which has become the bed of a fungus, technically called Aspergillus glaucus.

The blue mould of bread, paste, jams, etc., is the fungus called Mucor Muccdo.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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