Red/Pink bread mould is the common name for
Answer – Neurospora
Neurospora is a genus of filamentous fungi, commonly known as Red/Pink bread molds.
These fungi are commonly found in soil and on plant material, and are known for their fast growth and ability to produce a large number of spores.
The most well-known species in this genus is Neurospora crassa, which has been widely used as a model organism in genetics and molecular biology research.
Neurospora crassa is a unicellular organism that reproduces asexually by forming spores.
It is a facultative aerobe, which means that it can grow both with and without oxygen. It has a simple nutritional requirement, it can grow on a medium containing only sugar and mineral salts.