Species/Subspecies: Mucor plumbeus
Category: Spoilage organism
Etymology: Genus name: become mouldy.
Species epithet: lead colour.
Significance:  [Unclassified]   
Geographic distribution: Has a worldwide distribution.
Taxonomy:
PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenus
MucoromycotaMukoromycetesMucoralesMucoraceaeMucor
 
Macromorphology (smell):
Mucor plumbeus 
The colonies are fast growing and the color is pale gray to dark gray.
Micromorphology:
Mucor plumbeus
The sporangia are first transparent, but change to dark brown when they mature.
Reproduction:Reproduktionssystemet är heterotalliskt.
Spec. Char.: M. plumbeus is dimorphic and in yeast form it can grow anaerobically in e.g. fruit juices.
Reservoir: Soil
Disease/effect:
Hosts/substrateDisease/effectClinical picture or result
Many different types of food and feed.M. plumbeus is a spoilage organism
Genome Sequence:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/Isolate# of chromSize (Mbp)
GCA_016758945.1 CBS 226.32  48.3 

Mitochondrial DNA sequence:  -
18S rRNA Seq:  -
ITS regions:
ACC-No GenBankStrain/IsolateNumber of NTGenes
NR_JX537955 S2-5 577 ITS 1, 5.8S rRNA, ITS 2, 28S rRNA, IGS 1 
IGS means InterGenic Spacer .

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Updated:2022-06-22

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