Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes

Last month, the Cascade Mycological Society asked me to do an educational piece of art for a fungi-themed show they were were organizing. I decided that I wanted to clearly illustrate some of the differences between Basidiomycota and Ascomycota, particularly with regards to reproductive structures. The show, and this painting, is now hanging up at Morning Glory Cafe!


 To help, I’ve written a limerick for each close up frame. Starting at the upper left, and proceeding clockwise:

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