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Observation 14878: Pilobolus Tode


[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’


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

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

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