A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic bacteria whose growth is dependent on the presence of a fermentable carbohydrate. No endospores are produced. Its organisms are found in fermenting plant products and are nonpathogenic to plants and animals, including humans.
A genus of Gram positive, cocci shaped, lactic acid bacterium assigned to the phylum Firmicutes and the family Lactobacillaceae.
Any bacteria that is not assigned to the species level but can be assigned to the Pediococcus genus level.