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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.
- Andrew Carrotte, Ph.D. , Department of Crop Sciences