The Dung Crusades: Pilobolus crystallinus
Research project in which Ashley Seidler takes a light-hearted look at this fungus, including its classification, habitat, adaptations, nutrition and reproduction.
The Fung in the Dung
Poem by Tom Volk, with apologies to Dr Seuss, on the fungus Pilobolus crystallinus, and the important role it plays in decaying dung.
Microscopic image of a zygospore.
Photograph of this species growing on Gymnopus dryophilus.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 17:57:09 UTC