identify a fuel-loving fungus

Paul blofeld at
Thu Apr 5 02:19:46 EST 2001

         Just to let you guys know,
                                  I am an aircraft engineer and can tell you
that 'Gladys' can be a real problem for us. It lives in fuel tanks(in our
case normally the wings) and seems to get nutrition from the fuel(Kerosene)
It cause us a problem because it traps or excretes water, thus causing
                                 Hope this is of interest,
                                                  Paul Francis


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