Barely visible in this picture is white powder on the final segments of abdomen. It is unlike dried clay and several Magicicada individuals appeared infected.
(7853) Pilobolus? Maybe
(8254c)Long strands with little spheres (spores?)on the end on organic matter
(4919)lots of long fine filaments on possum poo some have yellow blobs ,less then 0.5 mm ,maybe Phycomycetes
Found this in the heat of summer during summer camp.
Images (1, 2 and 3) taken with the Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM) and image 4 is taken by light microscopy. Figures show morphological features of Endogone flammicorona zygospores.
Grown under conditions that promote mold growth.
Growing on dog(?) feces beside the road.
Zygomycota, or zygote fungi, is a phylum of fungi. The name comes from zygosporangia, where resistant spherical spores are formed during sexual reproduction. Approximately 1060 species are known. They are mostly terrestrial in habitat, living in soil or on decaying plant or animal material. Some are parasites of plants, insects, and small animals, while others form symbiotic relationships with plants. Zygomycete hyphae may be coenocytic, forming septa only where gametes are formed or to wall off...