Kojikin/Aspergillus Oryzae under a microscope.
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Kojikin are the spores of the mold whose scientific name is Aspergillus Oryzae. These mold spores are propagated onto steamed sake rice grains to create Koji Rice (aka kojimai).

Also See Related Terms:

Aspergillus Oryzae
Kojimai

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