Lockdown science project: help Holly identify these moulds
Posted on May 28, 2020 by Laura Cox
Earlier this month, we were contacted about a very important request: help with nine-year-old (nearly 10!) Holly's lockdown science project. Holly 'accidentally' grew some pretty amazing fungi in a home petri dish and has asked our members for help in identifying them.
After Holly grew up her fungi, she set about using the scientific method to try and figure out what these colonies might be.
Using some of the Microbiology Society's resources on colony morphology, Holly created a slideshow explaining what she thinks she might have found: