Horsegram fungal infestaion observed under foldscope-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

  • Soumitra Banerjee

Germinated horsegram seedlings were infected with cottony white mold mass. There are many possible types of fungi or slime mould could cause the infection.

Fig. Infested horsegram

Fungal mycelia and spores were observed under foldscope by taking small cottony scrap.

Fig. Mycelium of white mold under foldscope

Fig. Spores of white mold

Mycelium was grown inside the radicle part of seedling also.

Fig. Growth of mycelium inside the radicle

 

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