Which of the following could be true regarding blue cheese? a)it is produced by fermenting fungi like rusts b)it is formed by same species as bread mould c)it is fermented by a species of Penicillin d)it is fermented by an autotrophic bacteria

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Apr 13, 2017

Fungus that makes blue cheese is Penicillium roqueforti, so answer is C.


Rusts and smuts belong to Basidiomycetes.
Fungi are not autotrophic so that rules out the last option too.
The bread mould is Rhizopus which belongs to Phycomycetes.

Penicillin is used in making blue cheese which belongs to Ascomycetes. Ascomycetes is sac like.