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Bioluminescent Fungus Kit

Item # 155798

Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

Dubbed "foxfire" by hunters in the Appalachian Mountains, the fungus Armillariella mellea emits a low-level bioluminescence.

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$38.95

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Beginning—Easy to perform; requires no experience in microbiology.

For a class of 30. Dubbed "foxfire" by hunters in the Appalachian Mountains, the fungus Armillariella mellea emits a low-level bioluminescence. The phenomenon can be observed 1 to 2 weeks after subculturing and lasts about 8 weeks. Room must be completely dark to observe the bioluminescence.

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Components Qty Included?
Armillariella mellea Plate Culture 1 Included
Bread Crumb Agar Plates 10 Included
Scalpel 1 Included
Autoclave Bag 1 Included
Instructions 1 Included

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