Category Archives: Fungi

Beau Handsome (or, Thoughts While Watching Students Take a Test)

Beauveria bassiana, asexual form (“anamorph” for the word collectors) of Cordyceps bassiana, the Gozer of fungi (more pictures). Why no sex, Beauveria? Is that an independent variable we can play with? Widely found in soils and grows on MacConkey agar!!! … Continue reading

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Learning about lichens

If you aren’t impressed by lichens, let me try to change that. This is another in the “things I learned over a cup of coffee while ignoring the kids and trying to prepare for teaching next week” series. As usual, … Continue reading

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