Friday, October 7, 2011

Penicillium Under the Microscope

Penicillium is a type of fungi that is most commonly known for its use in the drug industry. It produces penicillin, which is used as an antibiotic to kill and stop the growth of bacteria in the human body.

This image was captured using a biological microscope and an Infinity 1 microscope camera. You can view a fluorescence microscope penicillium image here.