How to Tell if Ginger is Bad?
When it comes to spoiled ginger, you can’t tell for sure if it’s rotten by sight. Its skin and inner flesh are both yellow and green. If these two characteristics don’t match, the ginger is spoiled. Its smell is a sign of rotting, and it’s best to discard it as soon as possible. If you can’t tell by sight, you’ll have to trust your instincts and rely on a few ordinary senses.
There are a few signs that you should watch for if you’re buying fresh ginger.