Fungi 77 100% satisfaction guaranteed Living Organisms valuable teacher resources: carolina.com Pilobolus crystallinus Known as the shotgun fungus because it discharges its entire mature sporangium a distance of several centimeters. That discharge is usually toward a source of light, so it is recommended for demonstrating phototropic response in a fungus. Plate culture. 156207 Each $15.20 Rhizopus stolonifer (+) Known as black bread mold, the Zygomycete Rhizopus is our recommendation for introducing students to fungi. It is also the best known of our cultures. Available in tube culture, plate culture, or MicroKwik Culture®. 156222 Tube Each $12.25 156223 Plate Each $15.20 156222A MicroKwik Culture Each $19.50 Individual Cultures Penicillium notatum Rhizopus stolonifer Pilobolus crystallinus Color Key: Red: Pathogen (human, animal, or plant). Blue: Carolina® MicroKwik Culture®. Fungi Cultures See more fungi cultures on the next page. 155986B Cyathus stercoreus, a bird’s nest fungus, showing the peridium and peridioles representing the fruit body of this genus Penicillium notatum Recommended for study as an Ascomycete and the source of penicillin, one of the early antibiotics. Discovered by Alexander Fleming, penicillin was first widely used in WWII and is credited with saving the lives of many wounded service members. Available in tube culture, plate culture, or MicroKwik Culture®. 156155 Tube Each $12.25 156157 Plate Each $15.20 156155A MicroKwik Culture Each $19.50 Organism Description Pkg Rank Medium Temp Catalog No. Each Achlya Reproduces sexually by oospores and asexually by zoospores Tube Oomycetes Split Cucumber Seed in Lake Water 25° C 155900 $12.25 Allomyces arbuscula Alternation of generations Tube Chytrids Split Cucumber Seed in Lake Water 25° C 155910 $12.25 Allomyces arbuscula (n) Gametophytic stage Plate Chytridiomycetes Emerson YpSs Agar 25° C 155911 $15.20 Allomyces arbuscula (2n) Sporophytic stage Plate Chytridiomycetes Emerson YpSs Agar 25° C 155912 $15.20 Allomyces arbuscula Combination n and 2n on same plate Plate Chytridiomycetes Emerson YpSs Agar 25° C 155914 $15.20 Armillariella mellea Bioluminescent hyphae; demonstrates rhizoids Plate Basidiomycetes Bread Crumb Agar 25° C 155928 $15.20 Arthrobotrys conoides Nematode-trapping fungus Plate Deuteromycetes Cornmeal Agar 25° C 155930 $15.20 Aspergillus flavus Conidia yellow to yellow-green when young Plate Ascomycetes Sabouraud Dextrose Agar 25° C 155935 $15.20 Aspergillus niger Common airborne contaminant, occasionally pathogenic on squash; black conidia Tube Ascomycetes Potato Dextrose Agar 25° C 155945 $12.25 Aspergillus niger MicroKwik Culture®: freeze-dried spores plus medium Vial Ascomycetes Potato Dextrose Agar 25° C 155945A $19.50 Aspergillus niger Common airborne contaminant, occasionally pathogenic on squash; black conidia Plate Ascomycetes Potato Dextrose Agar 25° C 155946 $15.50 Candida albicans Causes thrush, candidiasis; reproduces by budding; demonstrates dimorphism; forms germ tubes in serum cultures grown at 37° C Tube Ascomycetes Yeast Malt Agar 25° C 155965 $12.25 Chaetomium globosum Cellulose-destroying fungus Tube Ascomycetes V8® Juice Agar and Sterile Paper 25° C 155973 $12.25 Coprinus cinereus Inky cap mushroom Tube Basidiomycetes Potato Dextrose Agar with Rabbit Dung 25° C 155979 $12.25 Cyathus stercoreus A bird’s nest fungus; vase-shaped fruiting body; large culture ready to fruit Jar Basidiomycetes Nutrient Straw/Dirt 25° C 155986B $19.50
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