Molds are one-celled fungi that facilitate the breakdown and decay of plant materials. Mycotoxins are "sporadically produced secondary metabolites of molds," according to Equine Clinical Nutrition by Lon D. Lewis, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM. Antibiotics (such as penicillin) are types of useful mycotoxins, which at therapeutic levels are more toxic to bacteria than to animals. There are other

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