Month: July 2015

From zombie ants to shooting spores, biology course introduces students to all things fungi

Fungal Biology
Latest technology gives students the chance to discover new types of fungi.

Fungi have been shooting their spores all over a table in professor Fernando Tenjo’s classroom.

His students gather them up and joke about how “adorable” and “cute” the little reproductive necessities look under the microscope. Few people would use those same words to describe the fungi over by the window. That was scraped off rabbit dung and grows more hideous by the day.

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