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[BKARTS] The Noble Rot

the noble rot

via if:book by ben vershbow on 10/23/07

Observe these gorgeous Rorshach mold blots blooming their way across the pages of old books. A video by Ben Hemmendinger, found on Vimeo.

The piece is titled "Edelfäule," which a little Googling reveals to be German for "noble rot" ? "referring to BOTRYTIS CINEREA, the beneficial mold responsible for the TROCKENBEERENAUSLESE wines." (Epicurious Wine Dictionary).



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