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Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is a Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic, aerotolerant anaerobic member of the genus Streptococcus.

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10 Most Amazing Mushrooms

The Bleeding Tooth fungus (Hydnellum pecki). The juice it secretes contains a pigment called atromentin which has been discovered as having anticoagulant properties similar to heparin. Scientists have also discovered the fungus contains antibiotic properties, effective against streptococcus pneumoniae. The mushroom can also be dried and transformed into a plant based dye for cloth, producing an earthy beige color.

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The incredible "bleeding" mushroom - The juice it secretes contains a pigment called atromentin which has been discovered as having anticoagulant properties similar to heparin. Scientists have also discovered the fungus contains antibiotic properties, effective against streptococcus pneumoniae. The mushroom can also be dried and transformed into a plant based dye for cloth, producing an earthy beige color.'

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Pneumonia bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae) (imaged using a scanning electron microscope [SEM])

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Streptococcus pneumoniae: alpha-hemolysis on blood agar

""Streptococcus pneumoniae" alpha hemolysis on blood agar plate. Note the partial hemolysis accompanied by a greenish discolorization of the agar around the growth and the mucoid, transluscent colonies of the pneumococcus."

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Streptococcus pneumoniae on blood agar in detail. Cultivated 24 hours in an aerobic atmosphere enriched with 5% carbon dioxide, 37°C.

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Pneumonia (Streptococcus pneumonia)