Identify a fuel-eating fungus/bug?

Geoff Crawford access_academix at
Thu Mar 29 01:45:10 EST 2001

RE:  Fungus at the diesel/water interface.

It was most likely Cladosporium resinae - the kerosine fungus.  This fellow is a real problem in aviation turbine fuel (basically kerosine) and msut be filtered out of stored aviation fuel.

Hope this helps.

Dr Geoff Crawford
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