Mucor Mucedo model by Osterloh, 1880
A teaching model of Mucor Mucedo – Kopf und Brotschimmel – Nr 110 – made by Osterloh 1880. The greatly enlarged scale of the fungus, Mucor mucedo let known as hyphae, the hyphen, see those on the ground, such as bread or a fruit walk. The model dates from the time of Fleming. These are fungi that after a day or so to appear on bread they like watt overgrow. The substances produced by fungi digest bread. The substances which are thereby produced are often poisonous. By coincidence, the Brit Fleming discovered in 1928 by another fungus, a substance which could kill bacteria penicillin. That discovery changed the world. Bacterial infections were from as much better and especially heal faster.
Measurements 30 x 27 x 24 cm and consists of a base and 4 pieces. In good condition.