Category: spores

Purple spores

Purple spores

Tapping puffballs with @beautifultrees07

Tapping puffballs with @beautifultrees07

Viscid cap and vibrant spore print. 7/17 at Um…

Viscid cap and vibrant spore print. 7/17 at Umstead State Park, North Carolina

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Spores under scanning electron microscope from…

Spores under scanning electron microscope from black reishi, Ganoderma Sinensis.

Fern spores

Fern spores

microcosmicobservations: I made a video about Calostoma, and in…

microcosmicobservations:

I made a video about Calostoma, and in particular, the gelatinous joyousness that is Calostoma cinnabarinum. Check it out if you want to learn more about this awesome fungus’s anatomy and evolution.

(I forgot to put this picture in the video, so plz enjoy!)

Arcyria sp. slime mold – 6/17 at Historic Yates Mill, North…

Arcyria sp. slime mold – 6/17 at Historic Yates Mill, North Carolina

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is it dangerous to inhale fungi spores?

There are fungal spores in most of the air you breathe. For a lot of people, breathing in small…

New video on one of my favorite slime molds, Metatrichia…

New video on one of my favorite slime molds, Metatrichia vesparium! Why yes, I do find it easier to say Metatrichia vesparium than wasp nest.

Agaricus mushrooms. You can see the chocolate-brown spore color…

Agaricus mushrooms. You can see the chocolate-brown spore color on the mature mushroom gills; when they’re young, the gills look pink