What’s up with mold?

Mold has saved countless lives thanks to its contribution as the antibiotic, Penicillin. Mold also plays an important role in breaking down organic materials. Its nature’s way of recycling nutrients back into our ecosystem. Without it, life as we know it would cease to exist.

Some of the enzymes found in molds are beneficial to the food industry. For example, mold is used to enhance cheese production. Meanwhile, a species of…

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