Black Mold (Aspergillus niger) fruiting structure or conidiophore and spores
Macro & Micro: Up Close and Personal
Aspergillus niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes a disease called black mold on certain fruits and vegetables such as grapes, onions, and peanuts, and is a common contaminant of food.
Under the Microscope
Fun With Microbiology (What's Buggin' You?): Aspergillus niger
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Hat, Eyes, Mouth, Buttons: Aspergillus niger; Arms: Aspergillus nidulans; Nose: Aspergillus terreus with Penicillium marneffei; Body: Neosartorya fischeri. Image Credit: Stephanie Mounaud / J. Craig Venter Institute.
False-colour SEM of Aspergillus niger
De zwarte schimmel Aspergillus niger: bv biobrandstof ,haalt 91% koper en 70% zink uit varkenspoep !!! MiaoMiao=kattennaam;-)
"Black Mold" is a fungus found on fruits and veggies. When left out, we can breathe in the spores and get a nasty lung disease. Vital Oxide is a safe, natural way to eliminate mold in your home.
Aspergillus niger, Mold, SEM - Credit: David Scharf
Aspergillus niger Mold fruiting bodies (conidiophores or sporangia) and hyphae. SEM X220