Annals of Improbable Research (AIR)

Table of Contents for Volume 2, Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1996


Annual Swimsuit issue

Annual Swimsuit Issue
On the cover: This photomicrograph shows spores of the fungus Sporothrix flocculosa. The fungus was grown on a sterilized human hair. The spores fell and were dehydrated. They formed the pattern shown here. Submitted by Don Pohlman of Windsor Ontario.

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