Image of the Week - August 29, 2002

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Fungal Spore Capsules on the Surface of a Giant Foxtail Seed

This image, captured in "wet" mode using the ESEM, shows an unidentified

fungus on the surface of a seed from Setaria faberii, a large grass, commonly

called Giant Foxtail. The seed was imaged in the ESEM chamber without a

conductive coating and at close to 100% relative humidity.

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Uploaded Fri Aug 30 16:53:02 2002 by Scott Jay Robinson

Updated Tue Jan 26 22:31:08 2010 by Daniel E. Weber