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Carolina Carnivorous Fungus Kit

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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.

 
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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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