Thursday, February 03, 2011

My Favorite Planet Feb. 3, 2011

An assortment of gaily colored mold cultures that have been allowed to run amok in petri dishes....

1 comment:

mud_rake said...

Mold is an amazingly resiliant lifeform. Scientists ought to unlock the secrets of its duribility and then pass along that info to us humans.

Just today I found a few colonies growing under a suction cup attached to a window, holding up a suncatcher! The suction cup was stuck there just after Christmas and hasn't been touched since. Amazing.