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Title: Soil Next to a Dime
Amount of soil (about 200 mg) from which Geomyces destructans was cultured. This shows the small amount of soil needed to harbor live fungus and the threat that humans might pose in moving it around from cave to cave on their gear, boots, and clothing.
Location: Madison, WI, USA
Date Taken: December 2010
Photographer: Jeff Lorch , 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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