SEM Aspergillus mould producing spores (conidia)

Scanning electron micrograph of Aspergillus producing spores, computer-coloured green. The picture shows an Aspergillus conidiophore with conidia (spores) budding off (tissues stained blue). Aspergillus is a genus of ascomycetes, some species of which cause aspergillosus or severe asthmatic reactions in humans; other species have industrial uses, e.g. in the processing of soyb…

Aspergillus fumigatus, conidia, close-up SEM
Aspergillus fumigatus, conidia, close-up SEM
Aspergillus, 3 stages of conidiophore, SEM
Aspergillus fumigatus, wild-type, conidiophores