Microscopic World of Mold

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Laziness … a horrible thing, especially during self isolation.

Dad did not clean the french coffee press for a while and guess what happened? MOLD!!!

Mold - a microscopic world - coffee
Mold – a microscopic world – coffee

This one looks like a fine specimen. Look at those colours!

Mold - a microscopic world - coffee (2)
Mold – a microscopic world – coffee (2)

Who do you think did the dirty work?

Mold - a microscopic world - placing on glass slide
Mold – a microscopic world – placing on glass slide

Some facts about mold:

“A mold is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae” [source:wikipedia]

Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered antibiotic Penicillin on a laboratory glass plate that had been contaminated by a blue-green mold.

Photos

If you look closely at the pictures, you will notice that there are many spores. Some of them closely resemble beautiful flowers.

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April 14, 2020

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