Observation 116766: Pilobolus crystallinus var. kleinii (Tiegh.) R.Y. Zheng & G.Q. Chen

When: 2012-11-14

Collection location: Biology of Fungi Lab, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eli Koral (ekoral)

Specimen available

This is from a sequenced culture that is maintained by UC Berkeley mycologists.


Hyphae growing plagiotropically on agar medium with sporangia growing orthotropically and conspicuous yellow, cartotene-rich trophocysts beneath the agar surface.
Sporangiophores with subsporangial vesicle, sporangia and accumulated liquid on surface.

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Recognized by sight: Conspicuous sporangiophores with subsporangial vesicle and sporangia as well as carotene-rich trophocysts.
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