The spore release of the jelly fungus, Auricularia auricula

The spore release of the jelly fungus, Auricularia auricula

The extremely rapid coalescence of the Buller's drop onto the spore allows the spore to fire rapidly from its sterigma (stem). This video was filmed at 20,000 frames per second and features the jelly fungus, Auricularia auricula.

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