At right is an enlarged mold picture
of Absidia mold under a microscope taken by mold expert Dr.
Michelle Medalla during her mold sample analysis. Below are two
small pictures* of the Absidia mold species.
power photomicrograph of Absidia in slide culture.
Internodal rhizoids are not apparent here.
*Absidia in slide culture. A cup-shaped
columella (long arrow) supports a spherical sporangium (short arrow).
Note also the pale tan sporangiospores (arrowhead) recently released
from a sporangium.
*Above mycological photos and captions are courtesy of: