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Q: How Fast Do Strawberries Mold?
On August 24, 2010, Corye asked:
Which strawberry will mold the fastest, the one the porch or the one on the kitchen counter?
Answer to: How Fast Do Strawberries Mold?
If you are talking about an actual strawberry, one left on the porch will likely be eaten by a feathered friend or other critters long before it has a chance to mold. Mold/fungi spores are virtually ubiquitous, so both will mold rapidly if not eaten by animals. The one on the kitchen counter will likely begin becoming moldy in a day or two if it isn’t refrigerated. For more related information, see the “Care After Picking” section on the Strawberry Picking page or the Strawberry Buying Guide.
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