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Subject: Why doesn't mold grow on sourdough bread?

Date: Thu Apr 1 12:59:47 1999
Posted by Tony Mannello
Grade level: 4-6 School: Salmon Creek Elementry
City: Vancouver State/Province: WA Country: USA
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 922993187.Gb

I have 4 different breads, white, wheat, rye and sourdough. All 
have a lot of mold growing except the soughdough. I exposed all 
4 to the open air in the same room for the same amount of time. 
I was thinking, should I take 4 more slices of sourdough, repeat 
the procedure to see if something happens?

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