Once your bread is sufficiently moldy, wear a pair of gloves and put either a drop of water or a drop of Methylene blue (a staining agent) on a depression slide. Using a toothpick or a disposable knife, scrape some mold off the bread and place a small amount on the droplet of water. Cover it with a cover slip.
Using a high power student microscope to view the mold, start with the lowest magnification of 40x and work your way up to 400x.
Draw some images of your mold. Does it have a thin branch like structure? When you are finished with your project dispose of the moldy bread and be sure to wash your hands thoroughly.
|Mold under microscope, 100x|
|Mold under microscope, 400x|