Originally Posted by MABJ
I thought albinism was able to happen in any organism? Isn't it just a simple genetic mistake that eventually gets passed on?
Yepper. The simple explanation is 1) where is the gene located and 2) is it a simple recessive. ANY organism including plants can have albinism. The trick is to know if it is expressed or not. Sometimes it is apparent. Sometimes it is harder to know and educated guesses can be made.