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What is “blue mold” and what do I do if I find it on my cigars?

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A deadly mold that manifests itself on the wrapper in the form of a bluish fungi. If the cigar is infected with blue mold, don’t smoke it; trash it, then check the rest of your cigars – and quickly, too!

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Salvatore Scalise
6 years ago

what if it is white in color.. im pertty sure it not plume because of the way it is groing..i whiped them off and let them dry out a bit. the one i smoked had a lilttle like funky taste to it kind of like a caustic taste but very slightly. can i infuse them to save the sticks?

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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