What you see: A black pattern inside your potato What it is: A number of issues cause black areas to form in potatoes; the potato pictured above most likely
Black strings in your mango?
What you see: Black veins running through mango flesh What it is: Darkened vascular canals! Eat or toss? Cut around them if you’d like, but the mango is still
Black bits on salmon may just be harmless scales
What you see: Unappealing black bits on the surface of your salmon fillet. What it is: Some wayward scales from when the fish was prepped. Eat or toss: Just
What’s this scabby stuff on my apple?
What you see: Scab-like browning on apple skin. What it is: Apple scab! Eat or toss? Eat! Just cut away the area affected by the scab. This is a fungus that
My apple is covered in sooty spots
What you see: Black smudgy spots on apple skin. What it is: A fungus called sooty blotch. Eat or toss? Eat! You’re seeing a cosmetic issue, not anything that
Sweet potatoes looking spotty?
What you see: Dark patches on the skin of your sweet potato. What it is: Scurf, a sweet potato fungus. Eat or toss? Peel and eat! This fungus only grows on the
Sometimes perfectly good peppers can have bad seeds
What you see: Dark or shriveled seeds in your pepper. What it is: Seeds that didn’t properly develop. Eat or Toss: You weren’t going to eat the seeds anyway,