C-MOULD NEW ACQUISITION: Pyrocystis fusiformis

Pyrocystis, Magnification 100x, DIC Microscopy

Pyrocystis, Magnification 100x, DIC Microscopy

Still image of a shaken vessel

Still image of a shaken vessel

Still image of a shaken vessel

Still image of a shaken vessel

Still image of a shaken vessel

Still image of a shaken vessel

C-MOULD the world’s largest collection of microorganisms for use in the arts, and design is pleased to anounce that it has acquired Pyrocystis fusiformis. This is a large marine bioluminescent alga. During the night, its cells produce a stiking  blue light when disturbed. Here bioluminescence is induced by gentle tapping on the side of a culture vessel. These organsisms are available for biolumnecent swimming pools, wishing wells and fountains….

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