Social Amoebae Cooperating to Form Fruiting Bodies (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption A slice through a culture plates shows slugs (clumps) of the social amoebae D. discoideum (at left) on their way to becoming fruiting bodies (right). The photograph was shot in the lab of Joan Strassmann and David Queller by entomologist and photographer Alex Wild. For more of Wild's photos, visit http://www.alexanderwild.com/. Credit Alexander Wild Usage Restrictions Please got to http://www.alexanderwild.com/ for usage restrictions. OK for educational purposes, not for commercial ones. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.