Electron Micrograph of Aspergillus showing Conidiospores

Caption:-- Black mold (Aspergillus spp.). The conidiophore (fruiting structure / sporangium) is producing conidia (asexual spores). This genus causes skin infections in burn victims and the fungal lung infection aspergillosis (secondary infection to AIDS).
File Name:-- 9056JWA
Category:-- Fungi and Slime Molds Type of Image:-- SEM
Magnification:-- x425--(Based on an image size of 1 inch in the narrow dimension)

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