Morchella ascocarp at ~400x

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Cross section through an ascocarp (fruiting body) of Morchella sp., an ascomycete, focusing on the asci, cells that produce ascospores.  Ascospores are the circular structures insice the elongated cells (asci).  Dikaryotic hyphae of the ascoscarp are on the right of the image.
Cross section through an ascocarp (fruiting body) of Morchella sp., an ascomycete, focusing on the asci, cells that produce ascospores. Ascospores are the circular structures insice the elongated cells (asci). Dikaryotic hyphae of the ascoscarp are on the right of the image.
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Keywords:
  • OCC
  • fungus
  • microscope