Photo Of The Day: Bourbon Warehouse Blamed For Black Fungus

A worldwide liquor conglomerate has been ordered by Louisville officials to cut down on vapors coming from warehouses where it stores bourbon because residents are complaining about odors and a black fungus accumulating on houses. The black fungus does not present any health problems, said Thomas Nord, an air district spokesman.

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(AP) — A black fungus grows on a white picket fence in south Louisville, Ky. near a bourbon aging warehouse owned by Diageo.

The company has been told by city officials in Louisville to control its warehouse vapors, which promote the growth of the black substance. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)

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