Growing Peas

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21 May 22 Marion (Canada - Zone 5b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
I am new to ‘veggie’ gardening and would like to know if the ‘whitish’ markings on many of the pods of the peas I planted last year is normal. I also purchased some ‘snap peas’ I love to eat raw from a grocery store, most of which’s outer shells quickly developed ‘white’ patches while being kept in the refrigerator (?). Is this a common ‘pea’ attribute that I’m unaware of? I’d like to grow them again and don’t want to throw out anything if it’s not gone ‘bad’, or possibly just needs some sort of protective ‘spray’ or ‘killer’ from whatever may be causing these ‘mouldy’? like looking patches. Thank you for any answers…Marion
24 May 22 (Canada - Zone 4b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
I don't think many vegetables keep for long times in the fridge. Need to be eaten in a week or so. The whiteness I have seen but don't what causes it - maybe just water content and starting to break down.
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