Life through a lens – Buwchfawomyces eastonii

Click here to see a video clip of a Buwchfawomyces eastonii thallus attached to a particle of wheatstraw.

The wheat straw particle can be seen to be colonised by the extensive rhizoid which has a mature sporangium (round bulbous structure) emerging from it. The sporangium will eventually full up with zoospores and release them to colonise fresh plant material.

Thanks Tony Callaghan for providing us with this video clip!

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