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Fungal Growth on Petri Dish
Fungal Growth on Petri Dish
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Title: Fungal Growth on Petri Dish


Fungi growing from soil collected in a cave. Arrow points to Geomyces destuctans, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats.

Location: Madison, WI, USA

Date Taken: March 2012

Photographer: Jeff Lorch
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Type: JPEG image - 1.78 MB
Dimensions: 1884 x 1840
Resolution: 72 dpi

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