Micrograph Bacillus megaterium 5d endospore 1000X p000066
This micrograph was taken at 1000X total magnifcation on a brightfield microscope. The subject is Bacillus megaterium cells were grown in broth culture for 5 days at 30 degrees Celsius. The cells were heat-fixed to a slide and stained with malachite green (endospores) and safranin red (vegetative cells) prior to visualization.
Image credit: Emily Fox
Light background with few rod-shaped pink cells and many green oval endospores