Mold is a simple fungus.
It gets its food from grains, fruits, vegetables and flesh. Mold begins as a tiny spore that lands on a food source like bread. Spores can be found in the air, on the ground and on you!
Grow your own mold.Wash your hands and try not to inhale the mold spores when you are experimenting.
piece of bread
collect dust on a cotton swab
rub dust from cotton swab on bread
put 5 or 6 drops water on bread
put bread in bag
place bag in milk carton
Send us photos or drawings of your mold.
We'll add it to our Grow-n-Show gallery.
Does mold grow faster on old or fresh bread? Does mold grow better in a cold or hot place? How can you stop mold from growing? Try growing mold on toast.
Last but not least, yeast
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