Family of fungi in the order Sordariales.
Image of clumps of ascospores inside the flask-shaped ascoma of this species, and information on the production of the fruitbodies.
Sordaria fimicola, a Fungus used in Genetics
Tom Volk explains how Mendel's work on genetics has been advanced through research using this little fungus. Includes photographs and an animation of the development of an ascus.
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