Pilobolus fungus

Pilobolus fungus

B250/0899 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: POWER AND SYRED/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Fungus sporangiophores. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of sporangiophores of a Pilobolus sp. fungus, growing on dung. A sporangiophore is a fruiting body formed on a specialised hyphal thread, at the end of which is a sporangium (dark brown). The sporangium is a sac-like container for fungal spores. When the spores are mature, the sporangium breaks, releasing the spores. The term Pilobolus means "hat-thrower", referring to this spore discharge. This fungus typically grows on horse manure and other dung. Magnification: x59 at 5x7cm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: coloured, dung fungus, eumycota, fruiting body, fungal, fungal growth, fungi, fungus, manure, mycology, nature, naturemycology, pilobolus sp., plant, scanning electron micrograph, sem, sporangiophores, spores

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.