This Powdery Mildew inspired the whole series.
This Paracitic fungus releases it’s spores by bursting open.
My powdery mildew
Both powdery mildew and apple scabs are cleistothecia which are closed, globose ascocarps.
Their ascospores are released only by their rupture or decay.
My Apple scabs
Staghorn Fern by Ernst Haeckel
My Staghorn Fern