Sciencegeek Advent Calendar Extravaganza! – Day 17

by David Ng

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AWESOME MICROBIAL CHRISTMAS ART!
 Fungal plates by Stephanie MounaudBacterial plates by Niall Hamilton.

fungal-christmas-tree

Fungal Christmas tree. Top: Talaromyces stipitatus; Tree: Aspergillus nidulans; Ornaments: Penicillium marneffei; Trunk: Aspergillus terreus.

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microbiallsnowman

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microbialtree

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fungal-snowman

Fungal snowman. Hat, Eyes, Mouth, Buttons: Aspergillus niger; Arms: Aspergillus nidulans; Nose: Aspergillus terreus with Penicillium marneffei; Body: Neosartorya

(see more of Popperfont’s Sciencegeek Advent Calendar Extravanganza here)