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Is it OK to eat peaches with black spots?

Freckle, Black Spot or Scab on Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines and Plums. This is a fungal issue affecting stone fruit. It is often just cosmetic and the fruit is perfectly fine to eat, however it become so dense that the fruit is rotten or shrivels and falls off.

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Accordingly, why do my peaches have black spots on them?

Peach scab, also known as “freckles”, is caused by the fungus Cladosporium carpophilum. Disease symptoms occur on the fruit as small (less than ¼ inch in diameter) velvety dark spots and cracks. In cases of severe infection, spots may join together to form large dark lesions. Peach scab.

Secondly, is it okay to eat grapes with brown spots? Waiting too long to eat grapes after they've been harvested will obviously lead to a brown discoloration of the fruit, but having grapes turn brown and rot while on the vine hardly seems fair. But as far as diseases and insects are concerned, all is fair when it comes to survival.

Similarly, it is asked, how do you know if a peach has gone bad?

Some common traits of bad peaches are a wrinkled skin, super softness, discoloration or leaking.

Can you eat oranges with black spots?

Alternaria rot, also called black rot, causes soft, dark brown or black decay on lemons, or dark, firm decay on navel oranges. It often appears after the fruit has been stored, but it sometimes strikes before harvest. Another disease, bacterial blast, or citrus blast, spots the fruit peels with small black dots.

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