Rhizopus stolonifer (Ehrenb.) Vuill. 1902

rot Rhizopus

R. stolonifer is a very fungus cosmopolitan reported almost on every continent in the world. It causes soft and liquid rots on various plants and various organs (mainly fruits) especially at the time of harvest and during storage. These rots show some similarities to those caused by bacteria. It is also responsible for black mold in bread.

It is reported on vines in many production areas around the world, responsible for rotting on berries occurring in pre- and post-harvest storage. Both wine grapes and table grapes are affected.

Note that R. arrhizus is also reported on vines.

* Classification : Fungi, Zygomycota, Mucoromycotina, Incertae_sedis_, Incertae_sedis_, Mucorales, Incertae_sedis_

Synonyms : Rhizopus nigrican s Ehrenb. 1821

Last change : 04/19/21