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Rhizopus stolonifer?

Notes:

Fungi, on strawberry collected from Ooty. Under 25X magnification.

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4 Comments

namitha
namitha 6 years ago

Thank you very much cbenito. There could have been Gray strawberry mold in this one, but I couldn't identify it.

cbenito00
cbenito00 6 years ago

I think it's gray strawberry mold. Really cool shots of the mold under the microscope!

namitha
namitha 6 years ago

Hi Mark, when I searched for the possible molds which could grow on strawberries, I came across Botrytis cinerea. But when I looked through the microscope I couldn't find any conidiophores. So I thought, I will keep it for one more day and see again. Thank you very much for the suggestion :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Hi Namitha. I would look at the 'Gray Strawberry mold for this one. Botrytis cinerea It is famous for attacking strawberries. The Rhizopus I have found have long sporangiophore and gold or black sporangium that are all clearly visible to the naked eye. They look almost exactly like Spinella sp. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/119...

namitha
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namitha

India

Spotted on Jan 5, 2014
Submitted on Jan 5, 2014

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