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Aspergillus fumigatus

Aspergillus fumigatus. Typical dichotomous branching of hyphae in pulmonary lesion of a horse. PAS stain Read More

Basidiobolus haptosporus

Basidiobolus haptosporus. One subspherical spore which has been produced by replication and one adhesive spore produced by replication Read More

Conidial head of Aspergillus restrictus

Conidial head of Aspergillus restrictus, sterigma on vesicle bear spores Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis. Mycelial phase. Interference contrast microscopy (400X) Read More

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis tissue

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis tissue or parasitic form grown in vitro at 37 C Read More

Plasmodium falciparum

Plasmodium falciparum ring form trophozoites (fatal case) (1000X) Read More

Toxoplasma gondii

Toxoplasma gondii, tachyzoites, necrosis brain Read More

Aspergillus fumigatus

Fragments fom above compost pile, covered with Aspergillus fumigatus Read More

Lateral X-ray of chest

Lateral X-ray of chest. Cytomegalovirus infection in compromised host Read More

Toxoplasma gondii zoites

Toxoplasma gondii zoites Read More

Basidiobolus haptosporus

Basidiobolus haptosporus. Hypha in subcutaneous phycomycosis granuloma. Read More

Tropical Fish and Bacterial Mat

At East Diamante volcano (195 m, 640 ft depth), tropical fish swim above boulders covered with bacterial mat, which indicates the presence of hydrothermal venting. These fish live in the reef community above and are about 15 cm long (6 in). Read More

From Microbes to Crude

Accompanying the previous NYT article 'Tracing Oil Reserves to their Tiny Origins" is this graphic which depicts the oil formation process. Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis. Yeast stage from 2-day culture on blood agar at 37 . Note double refractile cell wall Read More

Toxoplasma gondii

Toxoplasma gondii - schizogony from cat gut Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis in giant cells. Fungi are usually numerous and below average size in these giant cells Read More

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Blastomyces dermatitidis in patient from South Africa. This patient and the one from Uganda were the second and third African patients recognized, and general acceptance of blastomycosis as an African mycosis dates from these diagnoses Read More

Microbe vs. Mineral: A Life and Death Struggle in the Desert

The bursts of rainbow colors in this photograph are mesmerizing, yet microbes are fighting for their lives in the background. Michael P. Zach of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, snapped this image of a salt sample he collected in a hot, arid valley near Death Valley National Park in Ca... Read More

Plasmodium malariae

Plasmodium malariae band form trophozoite (1000X) Read More

Got one nasty sucker here folks . . .

Seen here via immunohistochemical staining of a gastric biopsy is the Heliobacter Pylori bacteria, or H. Pylori if you're in a hurry.
Able to survive the intensely acidic environment that is the human stomach, H. Pylori actually gets downright comfortable there. The bacterium has flagella and... Read More

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