What you see: Powdery black lines, clusters, dots or smudges on your onion. You may see black sooty stuff on the paper-like exterior and/or the inner
Dark spots or discoloration on mushrooms
What you see: Brown areas on your mushrooms that won’t wash off. What it is: Discoloration from bruising or aging. Eat or toss: A little discoloration isn't a
Dark, purple residue under avocado skin
What you see: A dark, purplish “dust” on the surface of your avocado, just under the skin. What it is: Pigment from the skin. Eat or toss: Eat! The purple
Brown area inside avocado
What you see: A brown area inside your avocado.What it is: The avocado could have been dropped or otherwise bumped; and/or it could be infected.Eat or toss: Cut
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
What’s up with this freaky hole inside my baked potato?
What you see: A potato with a hollow, brown-tinged center. What it is: Hollow heart, a harmless physical defect caused by field conditions. Eat or toss? Eat! As