saksenaea on potato dextrose agar saksenaea on potato dextrose, reverse

Saksenaea colony on potato dextrose agar. Colony surface on left, reverse right. Note that the lid is taped firmly in place. Zygomycetes such as Saksenaea can grow so quickly that they lift the lid off the agar plate.

Copyright © 2001, William McDonald, M.D.
Revised: 4 June 2001