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Which cultures are contained in Kombucha?Updated a year ago

The cultures can vary. There is always a range of different bacteria and yeasts.

The following bacteria are commonly included:

Acetobacter xylinum, Acetobacter pasteurianus, Acetobacter aceti, Acetobacter nitrogenifigens sp. nov., Gluconobacter oxydans, Gluconacetobacter A4 (G. sp. A4), Gluconacetobacter kombuchae nov..


Of the yeasts, the following species are usually included: Saccharomyces/mycoides, Zygosaccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Candida...and a lot more :)

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