My wife has been cutting up some green bell peppers and on the seeds is some dark stuff. The outside was firm and normal looking.

  • If its hairy it probably is some kind of mold.
    – Barfieldmv
    Commented Mar 14, 2011 at 8:04

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It sounds like it was gassed to stay bright green and firm but the seeds are showing how old it actually is. The pith (the whitish veins on the sides) is also firm on a fresh pepper, if its limp probably due to age.


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