Mycoflora of "Ragi" and Some Other Traditional Fermented Foods of Indonesia
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Studies had been conducted on the mycoflora of samples of "ragi", "tape ketela" or "peuyeum", "tape ketan hitam", "oncom hitam", and "oncom merah" or "oncom beureum" from various places in WE'~'lt Java. The organisms that had been found in "ragi" include Candida sp., C. guilliermondii, C. humicola,+1J. japonica, C. parapsilosis, C. pelliculosa, C. solani, Fusarium sp., Mucor circinelloides, M. javanicus, M. rouxii, and Rhizopus oryzae; in "tape ketela" - Candida sp., C. guilliermondii C. intermedia, C. japonica, C. mycoderma, C. parapsilosis, C. parapsilosis var. intermedia, C. pelliculosa, C. soiani, M. circinelloides, and M. javanicus; C. intermedia seems to be more prevalent in samples from the Bogor _ Cianjur - Sukabumi region and C. pelliculosa in those from the Bandung - Garut - Karawang area;in "tape ketan hitam" - Candida sp., land C. pelliculosa; in "oncom hitam" - C. mesenterica, C. parapsilosis, C. parapsilosis var. intermedia, C. pelliculosa, C. reukaufii, C. solani, Mucor sp., M. javanicus, R. oligosporus, and R. oryzae,· C. mesenterica and C. llarapsilosis were more often found than the others; in "oncom merah" - C. guilliermondii, C. humicola, C. mesenterica, C. parapsilosis, C. pelliculosa, C. reukaufii, C. solani, C. tropicalis, C. utilis, Cryptococcus laurentii, M. inaequisporus, M. javanicus, Neurospora sp., N. Bitophila, and R. oryzae. Most of the yeasts were isolated from the samples from Bogor - Cianjur - SUkabumi area.