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White stuff inside plantains?

mayache | Aug 28, 200704:37 PM     9

I am a big fan of plantains, and since I moved out to California a year ago I've noticed something wrong with most plantains I've bought out here. Inside, roughly in the center (of the cross-section, i.e. running lengthwise), there is some hard white stuff which looks almost like a fungus. It generally takes a lot of force to cut through it, and though I've never tried, seems inedible. I never saw this on the plantains I bought back east. Does anybody know what this is?

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