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Carnivorous Fungus Kit (with Prepaid Coupon)

Item # 155802

For a class of 30. Students subculture and then observe the growth of the soil fungus Arthrobotrys conoides on cornmeal agar plates. When Rhabditis, a nematode, is inoculated onto these plates, the fungus traps, digests, and absorbs the nematode’s internal contents.

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For a class of 30. Students subculture and then observe the growth of the soil fungus Arthrobotrys conoides on cornmeal agar plates. When Rhabditis, a nematode, is inoculated onto these plates, the fungus traps, digests, and absorbs the nematode’s internal contents. Illustrates absorptive nutrition of the fungi. The exercise requires 10 days from setup to completion.

Keep fungus culture and nematode culture at room temperature; do not incubate or refrigerate. Loosen but do not remove the cap on the nematode tube culture.Kit and perishable components will ship separately and may arrive on different days.

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Components Qty Included?
Arthrobotrys conoides Plate Culture 1 Included
Rhabditis Tube Culture 1 Included
Cornmeal Agar 4 Included
Sterile Petri Dishes 20 Included
Inoculating Loop 1 Included
Scalpel 1 Included
Autoclave Disposal Bag 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Bunsen Burner 1 Needed, Not included
Water Bath 1 Needed, Not included
Thermometer 1 Needed, Not included
Scalpels Needed, Not included
Disinfectant Needed, Not included
Compound Microscope or Stereomicroscope Needed, Not included

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