Species/Subspecies: Mucor plumbeus
Category: Spoilage organism
Etymology: Genus name: become mouldy.
Species epithet: lead colour.
Significance:  [Unclassified]   
Geographic distribution: Has a worldwide distribution.
Macromorphology (smell):
Mucor plumbeus 
The colonies are fast growing and the color is pale gray to dark gray.
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
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 .


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