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Old 10-23-2018, 08:29 PM   #21
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Well, both use the same geotrichum (sp?) and penicillium candidum (again spelling!), and it grows a white mold that is a fungus, hence the mushroomy flavor.
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Penicillium camemberti was first described by Thom and is thought to be a domesticated form of Penicillium commune. A number of synonyms exist for the species including Penicillium rogeri, Penicillium candidum, Penicillium album, and Penicillium caseicolum. The fungus is mainly (almost exclusively) found either on cheese or in the cheese factory environment and is rarely found away from this environment.
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Don't tell him, let him enjoy what food he likes for whatever reason he has. My husband hates anchovies and I only use them in about 3 of his favorite dishes. Should I tell him? I don't think so.
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Old 11-13-2018, 01:58 PM   #22
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The cream cheese after 24 hours of draining. See how nicely it is peeling off the tea towel.




The camembert with its mostly geotrichum mold, some penicillium.
Out of focus. I was in the process of wrapping them in parchment paper, then put in little containers to keep the humidity high, and then in the regular refrigerator for final aging, another 2-6 weeks.



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