December 23, 2012

This is a Christmas tree made from fungus.

The fungal Xmas tree is composed of, from the top: Talaromyces stipitatus; Tree: Aspergillus nidulans; Ornaments: Penicillium marneffei; Trunk: Aspergillus terreus.

Why? Because nothing says Christmas like Aspergillus terreus!

Oh, and don't forget the snowman
Via the J. Craig Venter blog.


  1. "Ho ho ho!" laughed Santa, as deadly fungal spores went up his nose.


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