Meiosis in Mold Sordaria fimicola “ filthy dung dwellers”
 
 
 
<ul><li>Sordaria fimicola is an ascomycete fungus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produces spores inside sacs (asci) </li></ul></ul>...
 
 
Look at your Sordaria cards . . .
Look closely at the asci.  What do you notice?
 
 
 
% crossover = asci with crossover divided by total asci counted
published results indicate that expected % crossover = 52
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Sordaria

  1. 2. Meiosis in Mold Sordaria fimicola “ filthy dung dwellers”
  2. 6. <ul><li>Sordaria fimicola is an ascomycete fungus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>produces spores inside sacs (asci) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>many asci are contained within a perithecium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in nature, the perithecium ruptures and thousands of spores become airborne </li></ul></ul>
  3. 9. Look at your Sordaria cards . . .
  4. 10. Look closely at the asci. What do you notice?
  5. 14. % crossover = asci with crossover divided by total asci counted
  6. 15. published results indicate that expected % crossover = 52

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