Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Vescicles

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Kingdom: Fungi
Scientific Name: Gigaspora rosea
Image Courtesy of: Calderon, Francisco
Image Width: 120 microns
Image Technology: Light Microscopy

Most all plants have a symbiotic association with fungi called mycorhizal fungi. This is an image of a root from sorghum with vescicles ("little sacs") of the mycorhizal fungus called Gigaspora rosea.