Observation 14878: Pilobolus Tode
When: 2008-12-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes:

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:35 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Biology of Fungi Lab, UC Berkeley, California’ to ‘Biology of Fungi Lab, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

Images

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Bright yellow process develops from the primordium. It is differentiating into a basal swelling.
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During the development of pilobolus a spherical primordium is formed and bright yellow process starts developing from the primordium.
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This image shows the development of mycelium in pilobolus. The mycelium shows dark swollen thick hypha with dense protoplasm known as primordium.

Proposed Names

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Based on microscopic features: fruit body primordium of pilobous, dark colored swollen hypha

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Created: 2008-12-03 06:57:40 EST (-0500)
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