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6748 The parasite Amoebophilus simplex and its amoeba host
Scientific Name Amoebophilus simplex
Comments The parasite Amoebophilus simplex (Zoopagales) and its amoeba host. Nutrient transfer is facilitated through a specialized hypha called a haustorium. Chains of spores are produced that are engulfed by scavenging amoebae to begin the infection process.
Copyright © 2004 George Barron
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Attached to Group Zoopagales: view page image collection
Title Amoebophilus_simplex.jpg
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ALT Text The parasite Amoebophilus simplex and its amoeba host
ID 6748
6750 Root maggot fly killed by the insect-destroyer Entomophthora
Scientific Name Entomophthora, Delia
Comments Root maggot fly (Delia) killed by the 'insect-destroyer' Entomophthora (Entomophthorales). The fungus has burst through the segments and the abdominal wall.
Acknowledgements Photo courtesy George Barron's Website on Fungi
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Copyright © George Barron
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Attached to Group Entomophthorales : view page image collection
Title Entomophthora2.jpg
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ALT Text Root maggot fly killed by the insect-destroyer Entomophthora
ID 6750
6752 Colony bearing unispored sporangia of Genistelloides helicoides
Scientific Name Genistelloides helicoides
Comments Colony bearing unispored sporangia (also called trichospores) of the arthropod endocommensal Genistelloides helicoides (Harpellales) isolated from the hindgut of a stonefly nymph
Acknowledgements Photo courtesy Robert W. Lichwardt. Image from the Mycological Society of America slide collection.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Copyright ©
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Attached to Group Harpellales: view page image collection
Title Genistelloides_helicoides1.jpg
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ALT Text Colony bearing unispored sporangia of Genistelloides helicoides
ID 6752
6753 Thallus of Genistellospora homothallica bearing trichospores
Scientific Name Genistellospora homothallica
Comments Thallus of Genistellospora homothallica (Harpellales) bearing trichospores attached to the hindgut cuticle of a Chilean blackfly.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Copyright © 2000 Misra and Lichtwardt
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Attached to Group Harpellales: view page image collection
Title Genistellospora_homothallic.jpg
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ALT Text Thallus of Genistellospora homothallica bearing trichospores
ID 6753
6755 vegetative hypha of Kickxella alabastrina
Scientific Name Kickxella alabastrina
Comments Transmission electron micrograph of vegetative hypha of Kickxella alabastrina (Kickxellales). White line separating the upper from the lower cell is the septum. Note the lens shaped plug that occludes the septal pore (lenticular cavity).
Reference from Tanabe, Y., M. Saikawa, M. M. Watanabe and J. Sugiyama. 2004. Molecular phylogeny of Zygomycota based on EF-1 and RPB1 sequences: limitations and utility of alternative markers to rDNA. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 30: 438-449.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Size Scale bar = 0.5 Ám
Copyright © 2003 Elsevier
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Attached to Group Mortierellales: view page image collection
Title Kickxella_alabastrina1.jpg
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ALT Text vegetative hypha of Kickxella alabastrina
ID 6755
6756 Dehisced multispored sporangium releasing sporangiospores of Gilbertella persicaria.
Comments Dehisced multispored sporangium releasing sporangiospores of Gilbertella persicaria.
Reference from O'Donnell, K. 1979. Zygomycetes in culture. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Copyright © 1979 Department of Botany, The University of Georgia, Athens
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Attached to Group Kickxellomycotina (Zygomycota): view page image collection
Title multispored_sporangium.jpg
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ALT Text Dehisced multispored sporangium releasing sporangiospores of Gilbertella persicaria.
ID 6756
6757 Phototropic sporangiophores of Pilobolus kleinii
Scientific Name Pilobolus kleinii
Comments Phototropic sporangiophores, each bearing a single black sporangium of the "hat-thrower", Pilobolus kleinii (Mucorales).
Acknowledgements Photo courtesy Malcolm Storey
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © Malcolm Storey
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Attached to Group Kickxellomycotina (Zygomycota): view page image collection
Title Pilobolus_kleinii1.jpg
Image Type Photograph
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ALT Text Phototropic sporangiophores of Pilobolus kleinii
ID 6757
6758 progametangial fusion in Mucor mucedo
Comments Scanning electron micrograph of progametangial fusion in Mucor mucedo.
Reference from O'Donnell, K. 1979. Zygomycetes in culture. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Copyright © 1979 Department of Botany, The University of Georgia, Athens
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Attached to Group Kickxellomycotina (Zygomycota): view page image collection
Title progametangial_fusion.jpg
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ALT Text progametangial fusion in Mucor mucedo
ID 6758
6760 Moldy strawberries covered with Rhizopus mycelium
Comments Moldy strawberries covered with Rhizopus mycelium
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License - Version 3.0.
Copyright © Kerry O'Donnell
Attached to Group Kickxellomycotina (Zygomycota): view page image collection
Title Rhizopus_mycelium.jpg
Image Type Photograph
Image Content Specimen(s)
ALT Text Moldy strawberries covered with Rhizopus mycelium
ID 6760
6761 Sporangia of mycoparasitic Spinellus fusiger on fruitbodies of the mushroom Mycena pura.
Scientific Name Spinellus fusiger, Mycena pura
Comments Sporangia of mycoparasitic Spinellus fusiger (Mucorales) on fruitbodies of the mushroom Mycena pura.
Acknowledgements Photo courtesy Malcolm Storey
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © 2004 Malcolm Storey
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Attached to Group Kickxellomycotina (Zygomycota): view page image collection
Agaricales: view page image collection
Title Spinellus_fusiger.jpg
Image Type Photograph
Image Content Specimen(s)
ALT Text Sporangia of mycoparasitic Spinellus fusiger on fruitbodies of the mushroom Mycena pura.
ID 6761
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